Like her MCU character Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson Also clearly does not back down in combat. She was severely hurt in her reaction against Marvel’s parent company Disney. The actor and studio are currently engaged in a serious legal battle over the hybrid release – theatrical and streaming – of her independent Marvel movie Black Widow, Scarlett stole a bonus of about $ 50 million.
Following the model’s success with Mulan, Raya and the Lost Dragon and Cruella, Disney Premier Access has released Black Widow on Disney +’s PVOD service.
According to Johnson’s lawyer John Berlinsky Deadline, “After initially responding to the lawsuit with a vicious attack on Scarlett Johansson, Disney is now trying to cover up its abusive behavior in secret mediation.”
He promised that “Marvel promises to give Black Widow a regular theatrical release like any other film,” assuring that Disney will not turn down box office receipts to boost Disney + subscriptions. Johansson’s attorneys said they had “high evidence.”
The publication reported that the House of Mouse wants to resolve the dispute behind closed doors.
Disney has denied the claims, however. The filing hybrid release made on August 20 was discussed with the actor and she did not disappear as she said. “Marvel discussed the hybrid-release-prototype decision with Johansson in the spring of 2021, as the parties were presenting for the film’s release date. Not responsible, “he said.
It also claims that the film has grossed over $ 125 million in streaming and download retail receipts on Disney +. Subscribers can get “premium access” to Black Widow for an additional $ 30 on the day of release. “As of August 15, 2021, Picture has grossed over $ 367 million worldwide on box office receipts,” it said.
On July 30, The Wall Street Journal reported Scarlet lawsuit against Disney News, Owned by Marvel Studios. The lawsuit alleges that the media giant violated the terms of her contract by releasing it simultaneously.
Johansson said in her contract with Marvel Entertainment, which is owned by Disney, the film will be released exclusively in theaters and her salary will be based on the film’s box office performance.
The suit said, “To prevent Disney from deliberately violating the Marvel Agreement, without justification, Ms. Johansson did not realize the full purpose of her bargain with Marvel.”
Disney’s response was immediate and aggressive. A statement quoted by Variety said, “There is no right to this filing. This lawsuit is particularly saddening and traumatic because of the reckless neglect of the devastating and protracted global effects of the Kovid-19 pandemic. ”