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James Cameron’s savage satire for Matt Damon after the actor missed out on $430 million for rejecting Avatar


James Cameron made a savage satire to Matt Damon After a viral comment, the actor missed Avatar box office success back in 2009.

In 2021, Damon revealed at the Cannes Film Festival that he turned down Avatar’s chance to earn 10% of the profits if he starred in the project.

The movie grossed a whopping US$2.9 billion at the time, (approximately US$4.3 billion), meaning he would have made around US$430 million if he joined.

Watch James Cameron’s interview above.

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James Cameron taunted Matt Damon after the star's comment that he missed out on $450 million by turning down Avatar.
Cameron quipped that Damon should ‘get over’ his multi-million dollar loss on Avatar. (YouTube / BBC Radio 1)

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Now, in an interview with BBC 1Cameron sent Damon joking but sharp.

Cameron said: “He is tormenting himself for this. “And I really thought you know, ‘Matt, you’re like one of the biggest movie stars in the world, get over that.'”

He added, “But he has to do differently Bourne the movie is on his runway and there’s nothing we can do about it. So he had to regretfully refused.”

The BBC the interviewer suggested that Damon should have a cameo in the future Avatar Cameron generously replied: “We have to do it. We have to do it for the world to return to equilibrium. But he doesn’t get 10%, f–k that,” he joked. .

Matt Damon
Damon went viral when he confessed at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. (Getty)

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I’ll go down in history,” Damon said in a 2021 interview. “You’ll never meet an actor turning down more money.”

He added that he actually turned down the opportunity to act in Avatar because of his upcoming movie. Bourne film, admits that while the decision was not the best financially, it was a “moral” decision.

It is estimated that Damon made US$26 million (approximately VND 38.8 million) per film. Bourne’s Supremacy and An ultimatum of purposeand $25 million (approximately $37 million) for 2016 Jason Bourne.

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