It’s been revealed that Disney is trying to settle the whole Scarlett Johansson lawsuit out of court, which was to be expected.
This was actually revealed by The Wall Street Journal and I am not surprised to hear this at all.
So, it seems as though Disney doesn’t want this battle to be drawn out in public, which isn’t a surprise at all.
So Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney because of the fact that they release Black Widow on Disney Plus day and date.
That went against the contract she signed with the company and now they’re having to deal with this very publicly.
This has also resulted in the likes of Emma Stone considering taking legal action against Disney.
They did the same thing with her movie, Cruella.
Disney wants to settle with Scarlett Johansson outside of court
Here’s what The Wall Street Journal noted in their article:
A lawyer representing Walt Disney Co. in its legal battle against actress Scarlett Johansson defended Disney’s distribution of “Black Widow” and said Disney will seek to move the fight from the courts to arbitration.
“The lawsuit is manifestly wrong in every respect,” said attorney Dan Petrocelli of Ms. Johansson’s recently filed lawsuit. She alleged her contract was breached when Disney last month released the movie “Black Widow” on its Disney+ streaming service at the same time as its theatrical debut.
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