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Mark Wahlberg earned $42m more than the best paid actress last year

The size of the gender pay gap in the movie industry has been laid bare in new estimates of stars’ pay packets. The world’s 10 best-paid actors earned a total of $ 488.5m (£380.5m) in the past year, Forbes magazine calculated. That’s almost three times more than their female counterparts, who took home $ 172.5m (£134m) between them. Transformers star Mark Wahlberg tops the male list with $ 68m (£53m) – compared with $ 26m (£20m) for the best-paid woman, La La Land’s Emma Stone. Another 13 men earned more…

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