Scarlett Johansson and Disney resolve 'Black Widow' dispute

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(CNN Business)Scarlett Johansson vs. Disney is over.

On Thursday, the histrion and Disney resolved their quality implicit the suit that Johansson filed against the institution successful July. The suit alleged Disney (DIS) breached her declaration by releasing "Black Widow," a Marvel movie starring the actress, connected Disney+ connected the aforesaid time it was released successful theaters.

Johansson said successful a connection connected Thursday that she was "happy to person resolved our differences."

    "I'm incredibly arrogant of the enactment we've done unneurotic implicit the years and person greatly enjoyed my originative narration with the team," she said. "I look guardant to continuing our collaboration successful years to come."

      Terms of the statement were not disclosed.

      Alan Bergman, president of Disney Studios Content, said that Disney appreciates Johansson's "contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and look guardant to moving unneurotic connected a fig of upcoming projects, including Disney's 'Tower of Terror.'"

      The suit alleged that putting "Black Widow" connected Disney+ reduced Johansson's fiscal involvement successful the movie due to the fact that she had agreed that her wage would beryllium based, successful ample part, connected the film's container bureau haul.

      Disney responded successful July by saying that "there is nary merit whatsoever to this filing." The workplace added astatine the clip that the institution "fully complied with Ms. Johansson's declaration and furthermore, the merchandise of 'Black Widow' connected Disney+ with Premier Access has importantly enhanced her quality to gain further compensation connected apical of the $20 cardinal she has received to date."

        Johansson vs. Disney has been a flashpoint successful an evolving Hollywood. The suit came astatine a pivotal infinitesimal arsenic the manufacture faces questions astir however audiences volition devour amusement successful the future, and however those who make it volition beryllium compensated.

        "Black Widow" brought successful $80 cardinal astatine North American container bureau successful its opening weekend. The movie besides made $60 cardinal globally connected Disney+ that weekend, according to the studio.

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