Star of 'Black Widow' Scarlett Johansson sues Disney

Black Widow has a new target: the Walt Disney company. Scarlett Johansson, the star of “Black Widow,” filed a lawsuit Thursday in a Los Angeles court against Disney.

News 12 Staff

Jul 30, 2021, 1:37 PM

Updated 1,030 days ago

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Black Widow has a new target: the Walt Disney company. Scarlett Johansson, the star of “Black Widow,” filed a lawsuit Thursday in a Los Angeles court against Disney. She alleges her contract was breached when the media giant released the “Black Widow” film on Disney+ at the same time it hit theaters. Johansson claims she was in agreement with Disney subsidiary Marvel Entertainment guaranteeing an exclusive theater release for the film and a salary that would be based in large part on the box-office performance of the film.
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