‘A Christmas Story’ Actor Zack Ward Reveals How Much Money He Still Makes Off The Classic Movie

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This time of yr, a staple of songs and flicks get performed on what looks like an incessant loop. ‘A Christmas Story’ is a kind of films. The 1983 movie’s broadcast rights are held by Turner Broadcasting, and since 1997, the movie is proven consecutively on TNT and/or TBS for twenty-four hours in a marathon dubbed “24 Hours of ‘A Christmas Story’. One would suppose with all of that tv airtime, that will imply hefty royalty checks for the actors concerned. However in line with one of many actors within the movie, that is not fairly the case.

Zack Ward, who performed Scut Farkus in ‘A Christmas Story,’ not too long ago revealed to Web page Six that although he does nonetheless get royalty checks, the quantity he makes from the film is not something to write down dwelling about. “You are going to be so upset,” he stated. “It is principally about $1,800 each two years… and it is available in Canadian cash as a result of we shot in Canada.”

As for what the 47-year-old does with the cash, he instructed Web page Six that he places the funds in a particular account for his mom in case she had been to want it sooner or later.

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Regardless of it being over 3 many years because the film first hit theaters, Ward revealed that he nonetheless will get acknowledged on the road for his function within the film.

“So many individuals come as much as me and are like, ‘You bought your ass kicked by Ralphie,’ and it makes them so pleased,” stated Ward. “I feel they’re connecting to themselves as that little child who had a bully and once they noticed Scut Farkus get overwhelmed up, they had been similar to, ‘Yeah!’ They greet me with quite a lot of love. It is normally very variety.”

Along with nonetheless appearing, Ward is working with All Sports activities Market and International Sports activities Monetary Trade, Inc, with a purpose to develop a sports activities trade that offers followers the chance to purchase and commerce shares of sports activities groups.


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