something has changed since then Scarlett Johansson sued Disney on Thursday, for alleged breach of contract, as well as when issuing Kali Mai In theaters and streaming on Disney+.
People close to the star assure that Scarlett Johansson Missed out on earning about $50 million.
“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.
Scarlett Johansson in “Black Widow”. The star claims he lost a fortune from the parallel streaming premiere. photo marvel / disney
This topic has already been discussed, not specifically because of Scarlett, but because Hollywood stars are reluctant to new distribution patterns, apparently accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The way so called List A actors are compensated for their work, they are now being seen together in theaters and through streaming.
is that many, if not nearly all, of the benefits of films are included in the share (the word is rear end) as part of their contracts.
It has been speculated that Emma Stone will follow in Johansson’s footsteps. His case with “Cruella” would be something similar. Disney Photo
It’s simple: actors take a cut of their salary, but receive a percentage of total box office revenue from cinemas, whether in North America alone or in the global market, or they take their pay as high (US$20 million). And have a low percentage of them. Gross profit.
Because as animals, actors and their lawyers have nothing.
But if films earn less in theaters, then profits are less for them too.
Matt Belloni, former editor of Hollywood Reporter, said that Emma Stone is considering suing for the premiere of Disney Cruella on Disney+. The reason would be the same: Theatrical launch and streaming would have cut into their box office earnings.
For “Gravity” Sandra Bullock took about 70 million dollars. photo clarin archive
Sandra Bullock made an arrangement that allowed him to be taken away, because gravity, (2013) approximately US$70 million.
But that was a few years ago.
From now on, what?
in present, Netflix It has put an end to those forms of compensation. And the decision by Warner Bros. and Disney to launch their movies on their streaming services simultaneously turned everything upside down (the owners of theaters have no say). Warner decided to “compensate” the stars of those films by sending all of his 2021 releases (17) to HBO Max, when he warned that theaters would only operate with limited capacity for most of the year.
Keanu Reeves asked for an arrangement similar to Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman 1984” for “Matrix 4”. photo wb
Will Smith, Denzel Washington, and Keanu Reeves got their full back-ends in films released on Warner Bros.’ new service, but not before Screaming in the Sky. Keanu would be great as Neo, but when he finds out the WB has given the director Wonder Woman 1984, Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot asked for $10 million each in compensation as part of HBO Max launch Matrix 4.
In her lawsuit, Johansson alleged that her representatives attempted to renegotiate her compensation. Kali Mai He was “overlooked” on Disney+.
Disney responded in a statement that Johansson has already received $20 million. Kali Mai And that the launch of Disney+ “significantly improved their ability to earn additional compensation.”