Walt Disney Company responded to Scarlett JohanssonMILF’s hero Kali Mai, and criticized the breach of contract lawsuit, which the actress called for showing “a brutal disregard for the horrific and prolonged global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic”, it publishes Diversity.
In a court filing, Johansson said that Disney’s decision to release the Marvel film on Disney+ at the same time it was in theaters cost millions of dollars in compensation. They were tied to hit box office benchmarks in “bonus” theaters that were likely Kali Mai will not succeed.
“There is no merit in this presentation,” Disney said in a statement, arguing that the company honored Johansson’s contract.
Disney says it has completed its contract with the actress, which has already received $20 million. Photos Marvel / Disney
The company claimed that Starr had already received $20 million for its work and argued that “… Kali Mai Their ability to earn additional compensation has significantly improved over the $20 million they’ve received so far with Premiere Access on Disney+.”
Disney did not provide any information about whether Johansson’s deal was renegotiated so that he could share the proceeds from that streaming rental.
on 9th July, Kali Mai Set a box office record with $80 million in North America during the pandemic. He earned an additional $78 million overseas and an additional $60 million in Disney+. However, ticket sales dropped dramatically in the following weeks, and the figure currently stands at $319 million globally.
Johansson’s attorney says Disney+ “premiers movies on Disney+ to increase subscribers and increase its share price.”
As many Marvel movies cross $1 billion at the global box office, Kali Mai It is well on its way to become one of the company’s lowest-grossing releases.
“It’s no secret that Disney is releasing movies like Kali Mai In order to increase customers directly on Disney+ and therefore boost the company’s share price, and who hides behind the COVID-19 pretext to do so,” John Burlinsky, John Burlinsky, Johnsson’s lawyer, said in a statement. Diversity.
“But ignoring the contracts of the actors responsible for the success of their films to promote this short-sighted strategy is a violation of their rights and we hope to prove it in court. This certainly won’t be the last case in which Hollywood talent faces Disney and makes it clear that it has a legal obligation to fulfill its contracts, whatever the company’s intentions,” he said.