The story of Black Widow will continue, but now with a novel in the upper cut of The Angels, where Scarlett Johansson, the star of the recent Marvel sued Disney for breach of contract with the premiere of the film in streaming.
The actress alleges her contract was broken when the entertainment giant released the movie on its Disney Plus platform on the same date it premiered in cinemas, as published by The Wall Street Journal.
In accordance with Johansson, in the agreement you signed with Disney Marvel Entertainment it was guaranteed that the launch would be exclusively in cinemas and its salary it was based primarily on how well I was doing at the box office.
The attorney representing Scarlett said it could be the first of several lawsuits you might face Disney and that in 2019 the actress was worried because Black Widow will end in Disney Plus the day of its premiere, a strategy that the company took in United States.
“This will surely not be the last case in which the talent of Hollywood face Disney and make it clear that whatever the company intends, it has a legal obligation to fulfill its contracts, “he said.
At that time the representatives of Johansson they sought to approach renegotiate the contract when they learned that the launch would be simultaneous in cinemas and in streaming and in the lawsuit they presented the mail they sent on March 2019.
The answer they got was from the attorney for Marvel, Dave Galluzi, which indicated that the premiere would be in the traditional model in cinemas, and that if there was a change they would talk about it with the actress.
“We understand that if the plan changes, we would have to discuss this with you and come up with a agreement. Understanding, as the deal is based on a series of bonuses of ticket office (very big)”.