[Ike] Perlmutter also creates conflict outside the studio, notably with talent reps in negotiations. Nearly everyone on screen is regarded as replaceable, with the exception of Robert Downey Jr. With unmatched leverage after Iron Man, the actor reaped a payday well in excess of $50 million for Avengers. (“Isn’t that crazy?” Downey told GQ when asked about a THR report on his pay. “They’re so pissed.”)
A profile on the intensely private (and frugal) Marvel CEO, Ike Perlmutter.
It’s actually a very interesting article that kinda gleans on how Marvel Studios operates under Ike.