Well, obvious not in Abbey Road studios—as Abbeys, Roads, and studios were not existing 250.000.000 Years ago.
If a star has clout, the studios might offer a bigger-than-usual slice of profit or big bonuses if the film turns out to be a hit.
I love that about studios—the movie grossed a billion dollars, and they want to reduce us.
1819, "work-room of a sculptor or painter," from Italian studio "room for study," from Latin studium (see study). Motion picture sense first recorded 1911; radio broadcasting sense 1922; television sense 1938. Studio apartment first recorded 1903.
[fr stud or studhorse, ''stallion, esp one kept for breeding,'' the term found by 1903; first sense popularized by 1940s jive talk]