Scarlett Johansson and Disney settle ‘Black Widow’ lawsuit

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“We’re incredibly proud of the work we’ve done together”

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Scarlett Johansson has settled her legal dispute with Disney over the release of her standalone Marvel film Kali Mai.

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Following the company’s decision to release, Johansson announced a lawsuit on 29 July. Kali Mai It hit theaters on its streaming service Disney+ at the same time.

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He claimed that the move had a huge impact on ticket sales. avengers By-product. Lawyers representing Johansson alleged that the decision to release the film simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ represented a breach of contract.


Today (October 1) it has been confirmed that a deal has been struck between the actor and the studio. Details of the deal have not been disclosed.

“I am very glad that we have been able to come to a mutual agreement with Scarlett Johansson” Kali MaiDisney Studios boss Alan Bergman said in a statement.

Scarlett Johansson in ‘Black Widow’ Credit: Disney / The Hollywood Archive

They continued: “We appreciate their contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and look forward to working together on many upcoming projects, including those of Disney. Tower of Terror

Johansson also issued a statement about the decision. “I have taken incredibly pride in the work we have done together over the years and have greatly enjoyed my creative relationship with the team,” she said.


Following the announcement that Johansson was suing, Disney issued a counter-statement calling the move “particularly sad and disturbing.”

“Disney has fully complied with Ms. Johansson’s contract and, in addition, the release of Black Widow on Disney+ with Premiere Access significantly increased her ability to earn additional compensation on top of the $20 million she has received so far. Is.”

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