“I did this movie for no money,” he told USA Today.
Adam earns his first feature film credit this month with the release of the upcoming movie Begin Again. He stars in the romantic feature alongside Mark Ruffalo, Keira Knightley, and Hailee Steinfeld.
His costars, however, are undoubtedly making slightly more for the project than he is.
“I’m very lucky that I’m in that position,” Levine continued. According to a story by the Hollywood Reporter, he brought in about $35 million in 2013 alone. “I want to have good experiences. I don’t want to do a bunch of s–t that I hate. I want to treat [acting] completely differently because I have the very fortunate luxury of not having to think of this in terms of money.”