James Cameron Laughs Off Decision That Cost Matt Damon $250 Million
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- “I will go down in history,” Damon said at the time. “You will never meet an actor who turned down more money.”
- Cameron suggested that Damon, who has done quite well for himself even without the $250-million boost, ought to just let it go.
- “He’s beating himself up over this. And I really think, you know, ‘Matt, you’re kind of like one of the biggest movie stars in the world, get over it,’” Cameron joked — but he went on to note that it was really only the actor’s schedule that had gotten in the way. “He had to do another ‘Bourne’ film, which was on his runway and there was nothing we could do about that. So he had to regretfully decline.”
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