Shailene Woodley may be homeless—"I'm doing the vagabond lifestyle for a bit," the actress tells The Hollywood Reporter—but the 22-year-old can certainly afford to buy some real estate if she so desires.
Woodley, who is profiled in the magazine's March 14 cover story, was reportedly Lionsgate's "first and only choice" to play Beatrice Prior in film adaptations of the Divergent book trilogy. Thanks to her breakout role in 2011's The Descendants, Woodley became one of the most in-demand actresses of her generation—but that didn't necessarily mean she wanted the superstardom that came with it.
Woodley will earn $250,000 to $500,000 for the first installment of the Divergent series. It's likely she'll make more for the sequels, Insurgent and Allegiant, slated for release in March 2015 and March 2016.
But how does Woodley's salary compare to that of Lawrence, who similarly used her indie cred to become one of the world's most famous movie stars? For the first Hunger Games film, released in 2012, Lawrence reportedly earned $500,000 upfront, plus bonuses due to box office performance.
Lawrence reportedly negotiated a $10 million deal for the second movie, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, according to the trade's sources. The figure is a combination of salary, bonuses and escalators. The actress reprises her role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, which will be released in two parts.
Kristen Stewart, who played Bella Swan in five Twilight movies from 2008 to 2012, earned an unprecedented $25 million against 7.5 percent of the theatrical gross for the first and second installments of Breaking Dawn. And 23-year-old Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in eight Harry Potter films from 2001 to 2011, earned $15 million for both Deathly Hallows films.
It's not yet known how much Woodley will earn for the next two Divergent films, but the first movie is on track to make a pretty penny: THR predicts the star-studded movie (co-starring Theo James and Kate Winslet) will earn roughly $65,000,000 in its opening weekend, on par with 2008's Twilight.