Kevin Feige hints at ‘Top-Secret Marvel Project’ with Scarlett Johansson
Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson, best known for playing the character of “Black Widow” in Marvel Movies, has just celebrated nearly three decades in the entertainment industry, the actress believes her lawsuit against Disney has created a positive influence in industry and for artists.
During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter ahead of the 35th annual American Cinematheque tribute in his honor Thursday, the actor opened up about the lawsuit, which the studio and Johansson later settled.
The tribute saw colleagues, co-stars and collaborators like Jon Favreau, Marvel boss Kevin Feige, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Jeremy Renner and more celebrate the career. diversified by Johansson.
Feige even teases from the stage that they are associated with “another top secret Marvel Studios project unrelated to Black Widow with her as a producer.” Asked about the lawsuit where the actor accused Disney of breach of contract when the studio chose to release the Marvel title on the day and date in theaters and on its Disney + streaming platform, Johansson said it was not. an easy decision. âIt was a very surreal time because, of course, the movie was out and had a huge success and it was a big party. I had a baby, and that was obviously one thing that changed my life. life, incredible and festive, âsaid the actor, who welcomed a son four months ago with husband Colin Jost.
Johansson, who also has a 7-year-old daughter from a former marriage, said her son’s birth somehow “spurred” her through the “very uncertain and stressful time.” “I especially feel very lucky that no one has to go through what I have been through and that it has, I think, a positive impact on the industry and, hopefully, on the lives and livelihoods of the people. artists and creatives. ” Terms of the settlement were not disclosed, but the lawsuit had turned sour with both sides exchanging strong public statements, but at the time of the deal, the actor said she was eager to “continue our collaboration. in the years to come”. Feige, who was there to commemorate Johansson’s achievement, called her “one of the most talented, versatile and beloved actors of our time.”
âWe are already working with Scarlett on another top secret Marvel Studios project unrelated to Black Widow with her as a producer,â he said. ââ¦ It was really a pleasure to work with someone of his caliber. From those epic workouts setting up the hallway fight in Iron Man 2 to the round-the-world press tour in Avengers: Endgame to partnering with you as a producer on Black Widow, working with you Scarlett has truly been one. most memorable and rewarding collaborations of my career.