Scarlett Johansson has settled her lawsuit against Disney “out of court” and announced a new film with the company.
The ‘Black Widow’ star filed documents to sue Disney in July for an alleged loss of revenue of $ 50 million, as she claimed their decision to release the Marvel movie on Disney + concurrently with its release. in theaters violated the terms of their contract and negatively impacted his salary.
However, the 36-year-old has now agreed to a deal, which has not been disclosed, and plans to continue working with Disney for “years to come.”
Scarlett said in a statement, “I’m happy to have resolved our differences with Disney. I’m incredibly proud of the work we’ve done together over the years and have really enjoyed my creative relationship with the team. J look forward to continuing our collaboration in the years to come.
It has also been announced that âAvengers: Endgameâ will star and produce the Disney movie âTower of Terrorâ based on the Disneyland ride.
Disney Studios President Alan Bergman added, âI am very happy that we were able to come to a mutual agreement with Scarlett Johansson regarding ‘Black Widow’. We appreciate his contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and look forward to working together on a number of upcoming projects, including Disney’s âTower of Terrorâ. “
In her original filing, Scarlett claimed that her salary for “Black Widow” was tied to the film’s box office performance.
However, Disney later fought back to insist they would make up for lost earnings and said there was “no merit” in Scarlett’s lawsuit.
They said at the time, âThere is no merit in this deposit. The lawsuit is particularly sad and distressing in its callous disregard for the horrific and prolonged global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“[Disney] fully lived up to Ms. Johansson’s contract, and furthermore, the release of ‘Black Widow’ on Disney Plus with Premier Access dramatically improved her ability to earn additional compensation on top of the $ 20 million she received as a result. day.
‘Black Widow’ grossed $ 80 million in domestic box office opening weekend, as well as an additional $ 78 million overseas and $ 60 million in home purchases on the platform streaming.