In an interview with The Associated Press, the 37-year-old man Black Widow the star commented on his recent lawsuit against Disney.
“I think it’s important in general to know your own worth and stand up for yourself,” she said. “And I think in this industry, I’ve been working for so long, it’s been almost 30 years, and so I’ve seen – I think there’s so much that has changed in those 30 years, and I think before, maybe you’d be like, ‘Oh my gosh, if I fight back I might never work again, or I might get blacklisted somehow.’
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Johansson sued Disney earlier this year for breach of contract after Black Widow, his highly anticipated Avengers solo film, received a hybrid release – previewing both in theaters and on Disney + Premier Access. His salary, which was largely based on box office returns from the release of the films, was reportedly affected.
She finally settled with disney after would have claiming $ 100 million in damages. However, this does not appear to have affected their working relationship – the actress has since continued to subscribe to the “top secret” Marvel project it has nothing to do with her Black Widow character.
And all concerns about blacklisting are over.
“Fortunately, that is changing in the air,” she added. “And honestly, I think it’s happening in such a huge and universal industry as the entertainment industry, it’s really important to lead that charge. “
Plus, Scarlett Johansson is still attached to the next Disney movie The tower of terror film, putting to rest all notions of bad blood between the actress and the studio.
Although Johansson’s Black Widow made a spectacular exit from the MCU during the events of Avengers: Endgame, looks like she’s far from done with Disney and Marvel.
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