evan rachel wood westworld pay

HBO‘s initiative to battle the pay gap is starting to pay off. In the wake of the Time’s Up movement and Big Little Lies’ Reese Witherspoon’s campaign for gender parity, the cable network announced that it had “corrected” its show pay gaps. And it couldn’t come soon enough.

The star of one of HBO’s biggest hits will finally get her due. Evan Rachel Wood’s Westworld paycheck will finally match that of her male co-stars come season 3 of the sci-fi series.

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the crown pay gap

The Crown is worth its weight in gold. Except, perhaps, when it comes to its lead star.

The Crown may be Netflix’s most expensive TV production, but it seemed that some expense was spared when it came to star Claire Foy‘s paycheck. Earlier this month, it was revealed that the actress playing the young Queen Elizabeth II was paid less than her co-star Matt Smith, a pay gap that inspired more outrage than usual. What hope do we have for pay equality when the Queen can’t cut a fair paycheck?

But now, the producers of the Netflix production have issued an apology for The Crown pay gap.

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doctor who equal pay

The Doctor’s face may have changed, but the paycheck stays the same. Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker is making history as the first female Time Lord, and she’s shattering more than the barriers of time and space. So now that she’s taking the TARDIS keys from Peter Capaldi, Whittaker is making sure she’s paid the same amount as her predecessor. Because aliens aren’t the only things worth battling.

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