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Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio in Paramount Pictures' "The Wolf of Wall Street" - 2013

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10 Stars Who Took Pay Cuts for a Chance at Oscar

Yahoo Movies
February 24, 2014

Everyone's talking about what a modest — by Hollywood's standards, at least — paycheck Jonah Hill earned for his work on Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street." The thing is, this happens more often than you might think. (In fact, he's not even the only Oscar nominee on this year's ballot to have worked for peanuts for the sake of getting in on some Academy-friendly fare.) Click through to see who else has taken a pay cut for a chance at acclaim (and found it to be mostly worthwhile). by Amanda Bell