• Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over hybrid Black Widow release

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    Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over hybrid Black Widow release

    Actress says her contract guaranteed an exclusive theatrical release for the Marvel flick The Associated Press Posted: Jul 29, 2021 4:03 PM ET | Last Updated: 2 hours ago Since 2010, the character of Natasha Romanoff better known by her alias, Black Widow has been portrayed by Scarlett Johansson. (Marvel Studios)

    Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of Black Widow, which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.

    In a lawsuit filed Thursday morning in Los Angeles Superior Court, the Black Widow star and executive producer said her contract guaranteed an exclusive theatrical release. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news of the lawsuit.

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    Disney said the lawsuit has "no merit whatsoever."

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/scarlett-johansson-lawsuit-disney-1.61228 75

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