Over the years, several actors have taken up the mantle of the highest-paid actors, but none of them has held this title for as long as Rock. Due to the fact that he is a huge star, Dwayne Johnson has been the tallest actor for almost three years in a row. But it’s strange to think that Henry Cavill made DC spend more than the former actor’s salary just on his mustache.
It is certainly a loss to the comic book world that the much-publicized “Black Adam vs Superman” will never see the light of day. “Black Adam” was an incredibly expensive movie with a big budget just to pick up fantastic actors. But even the huge price Rock asked for the film was nothing compared to what Henry made the studio pay.
Henry Cavill made the studios pay a lot more than Rock’s salary, just for a mustache.
2017 was a roller coaster year for DC fans. For the uninformed, this was the year “Justice League” got to us in theaters. A huge controversy surrounding the film caused Zack Snyder’s rejection of the project and the entry of Joss Whedon. The director’s change of location led to repeated filming, during which Whedon was forced to remove the mustache from Henry’s face using computer graphics.
This removal alone cost Warner Bros. a staggering $24 million. According to Fandomwire, $24 million is actually more than the $22.5 that Rock charged for a role in “Black Adam.” Henry did not agree to shave off his mustache, because at that time he was filming Mission Impossible: Consequences, and in the film he wore a beard and mustache.
The moustache has become memorable since then
Justice League 2017 is remembered for several reasons, one of which is the poor removal of the mustache by computer graphics. As soon as the fans saw this scene on the big screens, they laughed uncontrollably. Even Ryan Reynolds used it in a hilarious parody for Aviation Gin. As amazing as it may sound, Cavill’s mustache in the film inspired him to donate to charity for the film “Mission Impossible: Consequences”.
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