Scarlett Johansson Feels Her Black Widow Lawsuit Against Disney Made a ‘Positive Impact’ on Hollywood

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Scarlett Johansson

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Scarlett Johansson is talking about the “positive impact” she feels her lawsuit against Disney had on Hollywood.

On Thursday, the actress attended the 35th annual American Cinematheque tribute in her honor at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she was accompanied by her husband Colin Jost.

Johansson said The Hollywood Reporter the lawsuit, filed in late July, “was a very surreal time because, of course, the movie had come out and it was a huge success and it was a great celebration.”

“I had a baby and it was obviously an amazing and celebratory life changing thing,” said Johansson, who welcomed her son Cosmo four months ago. She is also the mother of her 7-year-old daughter Rose.

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She continued: “In a way, that helped me get through the very uncertain and stressful time. I feel especially very lucky that no one will have to go through what I went through and that I think it has had a positive impact on the industry and , hopefully, for the life and livelihood of artists and creatives. “

Johansson first filed the lawsuit in late July, claiming Disney had breached its contract when it released this summer’s blockbuster. Black widow on its Disney + streaming service at the same time it debuted in theaters. In September, the actress and the conglomerate reached an agreement, although the terms were not disclosed.

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“I have had some of the best moments of my career working for both studios. I am very excited to continue my work with Disney and with my Marvel family,” she said. THR.

The actress also teased that she was “already at the center” in projects like Tower of Terror at Disney and “some other projects we’re working on. I can keep dreaming there,” he told the outlet.

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Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige attended the honor in a strong show of support for Johansson. Feige also teased upcoming projects with Johansson, saying during a speech at the event: “We are already working with Scarlett on another top secret that is unrelated to Black Widow and that Marvel Studios is producing.”

“Scarlett is one of the most talented, versatile and beloved actresses of our time. It has truly been a pleasure to work with someone of her caliber for those epic training sessions preparing for the fight in the hallway at Iron Man 2, to the press tour around the world to Avengers Endgame, to partner with you as a producer in Black widow“, said.” Working with you, Scarlett has truly been one of the most memorable and rewarding collaborations of my career. Thanks for everything. Congratulations. Of course, you are a real life superhero. “

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