The Hollywood Reporter has an interesting article about how, if Natalie takes home Best Actress, it should push make her one of the most well paid actresses on the planet. They also go into what it could mean for the studio’s balance sheet. It’s well worth a read, although I’m sure we’d all agree that we’d prefer a good role/film to a healthy payday for Natalie.
For Portman, a best actress victory could propel her into the Reese Witherspoon stratosphere of $10 million-plus a picture, a lot more than the high-six figures she made on the $13 million ‘Swan’ — just as Halle Berry’s asking price shot up to more than $10 million after her win for ‘Monster’s Ball,'”
Popeater responds to that article with a more focused look at what it could mean for Natalie.