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'Westworld' Season 4: How much was Tessa Thompson paid per episode of HBO's hit sci-fi drama?

Season 4 has been touted as the biggest installment ever, giving rise to theories of how much the stars were paid per episode for their roles
UPDATED JUN 27, 2022
Tessa Thompson (Monica Schipper/Getty Images)
Tessa Thompson (Monica Schipper/Getty Images)

Taking over Theo James and Rose Leslie's 'The Time Traveler's Wife' is an HBO series that opened to positive critical acclaim. 'Westworld' Season 4 was underway with a brand new season that promises more drama and action. The sci-fi series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy is based on the 1973 film of the same name and the new installment comprising eight episodes sees some characters return in different avatars. One of them is 'Creed' star Tessa Thompson who played Charlotte Hale.

The fourth installment has been touted as the biggest and the most exciting season, giving rise to theories of how much the stars were paid for their roles in the blockbuster futuristic drama. The official synopsis reads, "the fourth season picks up seven years after the end of season 3, and has been described as a "dark odyssey about the fate of sentient life on Earth." As Season 4 builds up steam, we look at how much Thompson was paid for her role per episode.


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How much was Tessa Thompson paid per episode for 'Westworld'?

The 'Thor: Love and Thunder' star who plays Charlotte Hale, was one of the characters to die in season 2, and although the trailer of the upcoming season does see Thompson, it is to be noted that she was killed by Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood). Per a Stylecaster report, this means she wasn't part of the season 3 chatter.

One of the reports by The Hollywood reporter said Thompson was part of the second-tier cast, meaning she would earn relatively lesser than the major characters. The outlet estimates her to make "less or around the $250,000 per episode mark," tying with Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, and Ed Harris. Even if she does make lesser than the other characters, the larger picture is the estimated net worth that totals up to $4 million that's now surely a lot more considering she's playing a major role in her upcoming MCU flick.

'Westworld' premieres June 26 on HBO.