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Black Widow: for Disney, Scarlett Johansson's complaint has "no value"

2021-07-30T08:33:26.354Z

The American giant claimed that despite the simultaneous release of the film in streaming and in theaters, the contract had been respected and that the actress compensated accordingly.



Disney strikes back. Following the complaint filed by Scarlett Johansson, the company said it was "of

no value

" because the contract was well respected. In a statement, the big-eared firm added that the streaming platform had

"significantly improved the star's ability to earn additional compensation in addition to the $ 20 million she has already received, as of that date

.

"

The heroine of the superhero film

Black Widow

had filed a complaint Thursday against Walt Disney and co, on the grounds that the company had not respected their contract by releasing the film simultaneously in streaming and in the theaters.

Read also: Scarlett Johansson attacks Disney for the streaming release of

Black Widow

The American actress' lawsuit in Los Angeles court argued that

Black Widow's

double-release strategy

had slashed her allowances, based in part on box office admissions to a film that was to be exclusively theatrically released. .

Black Widow hit

theaters and on Disney + on July 9.

Subscribers had to pay an additional thirty euros to view it.

Like many Hollywood studios, Disney, which has not completely abandoned the theater, increasingly favors streaming and ultimately considers it as its main source of income.

Source: lefigaro

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