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Entertainment Industry Contracts and Sky-High Salaries Require a Skilled Attorney

Because of the variety of different ways entertainment companies pay actors, contracts for entertainers can be complex works. Many of the biggest payments to television and film stars, for example, are on the back end, through residuals or royalties, and contracts need to stipulate the percentage an actor might be paid for shows that are airing in syndication or on a streaming service such as Netflix or Hulu. And when it comes to how much money can be made in royalties, it all comes down to the contract. TV Stars Can Make Bank, or Not, Depending on the Contract For example, the stars...

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