Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney for breach of contract is just the tip of the iceberg in the pay war between Hollywood and streaming services. Photo: TNS
Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney for breach of contract is just the tip of the iceberg in the pay war between Hollywood and streaming services. Photo: TNS

Scarlett Johannson vs Disney is tip of the iceberg of Hollywood battle over pay for stars, filmmakers and writers in the streaming era

  • Scarlett Johansson suing Disney after it streamed Black Widow at the same time as its cinema release and she lost potential earnings is just the start
  • How should stars and filmmakers be paid for movies and TV shows when streaming subscriptions have replaced box office and ratings as benchmarks of success?

Topic |   Streaming video and TV
Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney for breach of contract is just the tip of the iceberg in the pay war between Hollywood and streaming services. Photo: TNS
Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney for breach of contract is just the tip of the iceberg in the pay war between Hollywood and streaming services. Photo: TNS
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