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Scarlett Johansson and Disney settled their "Black Widow" controversy

Scarlett Johansson and Disney settled their “Black Widow” controversy

Los Angeles | Scarlett Johansson and Disney announced on Thursday that they had reached an agreement on a financial dispute between them as the movie “Black Widow” was being streamed in theaters.

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Scarlett Johansson, one of Hollywood’s highest paid stars, is entitled to one percent of the proceeds from the much-anticipated Marvel film, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles court at the end of July.

So the film was released simultaneously in theaters and on the entertainment company video-on-demand service Disney +, which she estimated ended up in a multi-million dollar deficit.

Disney, which owns Marvel Studios, has accused the actress of ignoring the “horrific and lasting global impact of the Govt-19 epidemic”, claiming it did not breach the contract.

Planned for 2020, the release of “Black Widow” was actually postponed several times due to the closure of theaters due to the health crisis.

Thanks to this deal, the terms have not been released, and Scarlett Johansson and Disney are now best friends in the world again.

“I’m glad we were able to resolve our differences with Disney,” the actress wrote in a statement to AFP.

“I am very proud of the work we have done together over the years and I greatly appreciate my artistic relationship with their team. I look forward to continuing our collaborations in the years to come,” he continues.

“I’m very happy to have reached a mutual agreement with Scarlett Johansson regarding the” Black Widow, “writes Alan Bergman, head of Disney Studios, praising the” contributions of the Marvel film owner. “

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The deal is worth “ten million” dollars, according to the special site’s deadline, citing a source familiar with the matter.