‘Hawaii Five-0’ Boss Says Exiting Actors Turned Down ‘Unprecedented Raises’

TheWrap | 7/6/2017 | Ryan Gajewski
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“Hawaii Five-0” showrunner and executive producer Peter Lenkov is offering his thoughts on the contract negotiations that led Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park to leave the show ahead of Season 8.

“The truth is this: Both actors chose not to extend their contracts,” Lenkov wrote on Twitter on Thursday. “CBS was extremely generous and proactive in their renegotiation talks. So much so, the actors were getting unprecedented raises, but in the end, they chose to move on.”

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Lenkov said that the show’s team is “saddened” by the departures.

Also Read: Daniel Dae Kim on 'Hawaii Five-0' Departure: 'Path to Equality Is Rarely Easy'

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“Yes, it’s heartbreaking, but this happens on long-running shows,” he continued. “It is a hurdle we all worked hard trying to overcome.”

This follows a statement released...
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