Anna Kendrick was announced as one of the actresses who will be returning to the third instalment of the Pitch Perfect franchise and her alleged salary increase suggests to some entertainment viewers that there is some truth to the rumours of discord between her and Rebel Wilson.
According to insiders who talked to entertainment publication Radar Online.com actress Anna Kendrick is going to be paid $6 million to play her role as Beca, more than double that of co-star Rebel Wilson who will be paid $2.8 million (Radar Online - June 25). Both actresses were feature performers on Pitch Perfect 2 but according to various reports Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson have very different personalities and this has resulted in several clashes which made some fans wonder if the "Up in the Air" star would return for a third film.
There are often rumours of discord between actors on film sets but rarely are they confirmed. However, the huge salary raise she received in comparison to Rebel Wilson suggests that she may have seriously been contemplating not returning for a third instalment of the popular film franchise unless she was going to be handsomely compensated for having to work with Rebel Wilson.
Leverage is a powerful thing and one actress who seems to possess a large amount of it because of talent and professionalism is Anna Kendrick as demonstrated by her recent pay raise. When an actor receives a huge pay raise compared to another co-star it leaves fans thinking the directors realized how valuable they are to the project and Anna Kendrick's new Pitch Perfect 3 salary shows her to be the star of this franchise whom they had no desire to lose.
Conflict can have positive and negative outcomes for people and for Anna Kendrick it seems as if there was a great outcome thanks to Rebel Wilson as their 'issues' seem to have helped put a spotlight her value to the Pitch Perfect franchise.
Anna Kendrick will be part of "Pitch Perfect 3" in 2017 and it some entertainment fans feel that she needs to thank Rebel Wilson for her huge salary increase.