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Who was paid 1 for writing Good Night and Good Luck and another dollar for directing it?
Asked in Salary and Pay Rates, Hollywood
How much do Hollywood scriptwriters get paid?
With Hollywood scriptwriters your talking alot, M Night shymalam got paid 10.7mill for writing and directing 'the happening'. Most writers are commisioned via a company for a certain script or show, but the real money is in writing and directing - taking a percentage cut of the overall profits (like tom cruise did with 'War of the worlds' - whcih he took 20% of) All scriptwriters are paid differently, depending on the talent, time, and actually story they have to write,