Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ day-and-date release

Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney for the day-and-date release of Black Widow which she claims constitutes breach of contract.The A-list star filed a suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday (July 29), arguing that her understanding when she agreed to play the title role in the superhero spin-off was that her compensation would be based largely on box office receipts.According to the papers Johansson extracted a promise from Marvel that the release would be theatrical.“As Ms.

Johansson, Disney, Marvel, and most everyone else in Hollywood knows, a “theatrical release” is a release that is exclusive to movie theatres,

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