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Matt Damon Reveals the Huge Paycheck He Turned Down

Matt Damon Reveals the Huge Paycheck He Turned Down

Matt Damon is wrapping up his time at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival!

The 50-year-old actor was all smiles while attending a photo call and press conference for his movie Stillwater on Friday (July 9) in Cannes, France.

Matt was joined by co-stars Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin, and Lilou Siauvaud, as well as director Tom McCarthy.

During the press conference, Matt talked about the movie he turned down and the huge paycheck that went along with it.

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“I was offered a little movie called Avatar, James Cameron offered me 10% of it,” he said, according to Deadline. “I will go down in history… you will never meet an actor who turned down more money.”

The movie earned $2.8 billion at the global box office, so 10% of that would have been $280 million!

Make sure to see all of the photos from the Stillwater red carpet premiere!

FYI: Matt is wearing Dolce&Gabbana. Abigail is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. Camille is wearing a Dior dress.

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