Scarlett Johansson Takes Control of Disney Lawsuit and Graces Variety Cover

Scarlett Johansson recently shared her thoughts about the legal dispute she had with Disney. The actress, who starred in Black Widow, still has faith in the enchantment of Disney despite her decision to part ways with Marvel.

In an interview with Variety Magazine, Scarlett Johansson has expressed her positive outlook on the franchise despite the tense legal battle she was once involved in with Disney. The actress, who is famously known for her role as Black Widow in the Marvel cinematic universe, shared her experience of the “pain and triumph” of the lawsuit in a candid tell-all. Johansson first played the part of Black Widow in the 2010 film Iron Man 2.

Scarlett and her crew have been putting a lot of effort into persuading Disney to compensate her for the millions of dollars that she would lose due to the hybrid release of their 2021 movie Black Widow. The film was released both in theaters and on Disney+ during the height of the global pandemic two years ago, and the actress believes that the studio violated their contract with her. In 2021, she filed a lawsuit against Disney, claiming that the simultaneous release on Disney+ would diminish her share in the movie’s profits.

In her contract, Scarlett agreed that her pay would be primarily determined by the performance of the film at the box office. However, the studio revealed her upfront salary of $20 million after she sued them. The dispute was resolved through a settlement in autumn 2021, and there seems to be no animosity between the parties. Scarlett expressed her belief in the enchantment of Disney and stated that she is capable of distinguishing the company’s creative endeavors from its business dealings. Scarlett is a passionate fan of Disney, having spent her recent Christmas with a group of 15 friends at Disney World and visiting the resort at least ten times annually.

In an interview with a magazine, Scarlett expressed her love for Disney parks and shared how she used to have an annual pass when she was younger. She even pre-purchased tickets for movies like The Little Mermaid upon their release. However, despite being a huge Disney fan, she has no interest in rejoining the Marvel cinematic universe as she feels that chapter of her life is over. Last month, she stated that she is “done” and does not want to return to playing the same character repeatedly for over a decade. According to her, it was a unique experience, but it’s time to move on.

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