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The Avengers star’s mystery film was announced by Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige as she received the American Cinematheque Award Thursday night in Beverly Hills, California.
After praising Scarlett’s “vision” and “intelligence”, Feige revealed that they will team up again for a “top secret Marvel Studios project” that will not be linked to her Black Widow character, who has been killed in 2019’s Avengers: Endgame.
“Scarlett has lent her talent and star power to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for over a decade,” he said. “That she chose to play a key role there for so many years, I am extremely grateful to her. Working with (her) has truly been one of the most memorable and rewarding collaborations of my career.
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The news from Marvel’s latest venture comes as a surprise as Johansson sued the heads of Disney in July, claiming they compromised Black Widow’s potential cinema revenue and severed his contract by releasing the film simultaneously in theaters and on his Disney + streaming service earlier this month. Disney officials fought back, alleging there was “no basis” for her legal challenge, but ultimately settled with the star in September for $ 40 million, according to reports.
And on Thursday, in her first red carpet appearance since last year’s Oscars, Scarlett told The Hollywood Reporter that she was happy to have won the landmark case, which will likely benefit d ‘other actors.
“I especially feel very lucky that no one has to go through what I have been through and that it has, I think, a positive impact on the industry and, hopefully, on the lives and livelihoods of the people. artists and creatives, ”she said.
Meanwhile, the mum-of-two said she was in “baby bliss” after welcoming her son Cosmo with her husband, Saturday Night Live star Colin Jost in August.
“I feel very lucky to have been able to take this time to really enjoy the early stages of my motherhood with our son,” she added. “It was wonderful. I am in a bubble of baby happiness.
Scarlett and the comedian tied the knot in October 2020.
She also has a daughter Rose Dorothy, seven, with her ex-husband Romain Dauriac.