star of Kali Mai, Scarlett Johansson, filed a lawsuit against Disney, claiming that their contract was broken when the studio released the Marvel film. Disney+ And in theaters on the same day. just posted Diversity.
“Disney intentionally induced Marvel to break the agreement, without justification, to prevent Ms. Johansson from realizing the full benefits of her deal with Marvel,” the lawsuit read.
wall street journal, which first broke news of the lawsuit, reported that sources close to Johansson speculate that the decision to simultaneously release the film on Disney+ meant the actress was nominated for an Oscar. story of a wedding and by jojo rabbit, approximately $50 million in lost bonds.
Scarlett Johansson stuns Disney with her lawsuit. In the photo, with Florence Pugh in “Black Widow.” photo marvel / disney
Disney announced in March that Kali Mai, among its many 2021 films, will premiere simultaneously on the studio’s subscription streaming service, at a premium price of US$30 in the United States and on the big screen as the film industry returns from COVID-19. .
on 9th July, Kali Mai It opened to gross $80 million in the United States and Canada, setting a post-COVID-era box office record, and earning an additional $60 million on Disney+. With currently ticket sales of $319 million globally, it is reportedly one of the lowest-grossing Marvel films. Diversity.
Scarlett Johansson is credited with the film as executive producer. photo marvel / disney
The publication, which had access to the text of the lawsuit, continues: “Disney chose to placate Wall Street investors and ‘cushion’ its consequences, rather than allow the Marvel subsidiary to comply with the agreement. ,” the statement read.
Scarlett Johansson is credited with the film as executive producer.
Neither Disney nor John Berlinsky, Johansson’s attorney, immediately responded to a request for comment. Diversity.