Los Angeles/New York.- Scarlett Johansson sues Disney for breach of contract by “Black Mai” (2021), the Marvel film in which he starred.
in their demand, Actress notes Disney breached contract By scheduling the film to release simultaneously in cinemas and Disney Digital Platforms+. Apparently the factory would have guaranteed him a particularly theatrical release and his salary was largely based on the film’s box office profits.
“Disney was well aware of this promise, but nevertheless directed Marvel to breach their commitment and instead release the film on Disney+ on the same day it hit theaters,” the actress said. said in the lawsuit, which also served as its producer. film.
“Disney intentionally induces Marvel’s breach of contract, without justification, for the purpose of preventing Johansson from receiving the full benefits of her agreement with Marvel,” the complaint continues.
How Much Did ‘Black Widow’ Make at the Box Office?
“Black Widow”, single debut Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett) more than a decade after playing her part in this popular superhero saga; made profit for $80 million in the United States and Canada. In Mexico, it is a deposit of 177.8 million pesos., according to the data of canacin.
the director Kate Shortland with and Florence Pughe Along with Scarlett Johansson, the film went on to become one of the best releases on the big screen since the pandemic began.
member to Disney+ they had to pay extra 30 dollars (309 pesos in Mexico) to be able to see “Black Mai” By “Streaming”.
How does Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit affect Disney?
This demand could set a trend in the entertainment world at a time when major companies in the sector are Choosing Streaming Services with the aim of obtaining a high growth.
involved in this movement Significant changes for actors and producers, who for their part want to ensure that the development of digital platforms It is not made at your expense.
“it certainly it won’t be the last Where Hollywood actors compete with Disney and make it clear that whatever the company intends to do, a legal obligation to comply With his contracts, “he told The Wall Street Journal” john berlinsky, one of the lawyers of the actress.
Disney begins releasing its films simultaneously on Disney+ and in theaters with the pandemic When cinemas were closed or had limited capacity.