Brad Pitt says Hollywood stars earn a pittance

Sarah Coles
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt

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Brad Pitt may have earned an estimated $25 million last year, but he has announced that the days when stars could command huge salaries for film roles are well and truly over. He added: "That arithmetic doesn't really work right now... that deal's not flying these days."

But can that really be true, and how much are the big stars really making now?