Following Scarlett Johansson's claim suit against Disney+ for the release of Black Widow on OTT at the same time as the theatrical, the media conglomerate retaliated. Walt Disney Co. termed the litigation "callous disregard to the pandemic and Johansson has earned $20 million from the project so far". However, Johansson had claimed that the OTT release was Disney's attempt to increase their stock price at her cost.
MCU's "Black Widow" is finally available on Disney+ under its Premiere Acess across North America US and other territories from July 9. However, the film's premiere access has not been extended to the Indian version of Disney+ and the reason is still unclear. Reports say Disney and Marvel Studio want more people to watch it on the big screen and not on OTT.
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Scarlett Johansson who played the original Avenger, Natasha Romanoff on-screen, criticised the "hyper-sexualization" of her character in Black Widow debut film Iron Man 2. The actor even mentioned being called something similar to "a piece of ass" at some point in the 2010 movie. Talking about herself, Johansson agreed that her detachment from character's sexualization and motherhood helped her to stop evaluating her self-worth with such… read-more
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As MCU fandoms wait for the new Black Widow movie, director Cate Shortland has teased fans about the fantastic action sequences in her upcoming film, releasing on July 9. Tracing the story of Natasha Romanoff, she confronts her past as a KGB agent. However, the director has promised to be emotional movie and a bit dark at times. Scarlett Johansson has been playing the MCU superhero since 2010.
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Scarlett Johansson is all set to receive the Generation Award from MTV Movie and TV awards for the year 2021. Sandra Bullock, Jim Carrey, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr, Jamie Foxx, Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson, and Mike Myers are the former recipients of the prestigious award. The award honors those actors whose vast range of work has made them regular household names in the world.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has come under fire for its lack of diversity as it is devoid of any black member for the last 20 years. Recently, reforms were announced to tackle diversity issues by the HFPA but were met with criticism. Leading Hollywood actor Scarlett Johansson has also said that the association members have a tendency to be sexist and requested people to "step back" from the HFPA.
As another setback for the movie theatres, Disney has delayed the release of its much-awaited Scarlett Johannson-starrer 'Black Widow.' Due for a simultaneous release on Disney+ streaming service, the movie, once originally scheduled for May 2020, will now open on July 9. Moreover, the movies like Pixar's 'Luca' will appear on June 18 only on Disney+, Emma Stone-starrer 'Cruella' and 'Shang Chi and Legend Of Ten Rings' are due for May and… read-more