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Should Feig have pushed back on the budget to ask that it be reduced? (Would that have required the actors to accept less money? or could the cuts have all come from special effects and advertising spend?) Would asking for a smaller budget have been essentially career suicide in the eyes of the execs? (if you don’t have the confidence/balls/machismo/whatever to think you can make the $500MM, then we don’t have time for you here)

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