Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Release

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The Black Widow is gunning for Walt Disney to go back to work Scarlett Johannson is suing the Walt Disney company the stars potential earnings were tied to the box office performance of the film Black Widow in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles the star who's also an executive producer center contract guaranteed exclusive theatrical release the company released it simultaneously in theaters and on its streaming service Disney plus for a thirty dollar rental the lawsuit says Disney intentionally induced marbles breach of the agreement without justification after a pandemic delay Black Widow debuted to a hundred and fifty eight million dollar earnings but grosses declined sharply after its first weekend hybrid streaming releases are becoming the norm although the national association of theatre owners has issued a statement criticizing the strategy saying it lends itself to lost profits and piracy I'm Jennifer king

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