The response saw Disney reveal how much Scarlett Johansson has already made from Black Widow, and say they have nothing to answer for.
If Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney over the studio’s dual release of Black Widow in theaters and on Disney+ simultaneously hasn’t caused enough fuss on its own, the corporation has fired back a scathing response, in which they branded the actress “callous” and even went to the unprecedented lengths of revealing just how much money the actress has made from the movie to make their point.
In the lawsuit filed today, Johansson made the claim that the release of the movie on Disney+ breached her contract and caused a loss of theatrical revenue that she would have received if the movie had been released only in cinemas.
A spokes person for the Walt Disney Company said, “There is no merit whatsoever to this filing. The lawsuit is especially sad and distressing in its callous disregard for the horrific and prolonged global effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.