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. 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.
The long-awaited Robinhood IPO is getting off to a rough start. Trading began Thursday at $38 per share and shares quickly fell. Eventually, shares closed at $34, about 8% lower than its IPO price. market cap also dipping following the declines to about $29 billion.
NASA and Boeing postponing the launch of the company's Starliner space capsule following a mishap. A Russian spacecraft inadvertently fired its thrusters while it was docked at the space station, causing it to veer out of its expected orientation in space, leading to the delay. The capsule was set to launch this afternoon but is now targeting Aug. 3, according to NASA.