Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow release

Disney’s decision to release Black Widow on Disney Plus simultaneously as it hit cinemas has sparked a legal battle with the Marvel movie’s star Scarlett Johansson.

In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, attorneys for Johansson allege that the actress’s contract was breached when the studio opted not to debut the film exclusively in theaters, a move they claim depressed ticket sales for the Avengers spinoff. Much of Johansson’s compensation was tied to the box office performance of Black Widow — if it hit certain benchmarks, bonuses would kick in.


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Josh Segarra cast in upcoming She-Hulk series

Arrow alum Josh Segarra has joined the cast of Marvel’s She-Hulk series.

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‘The Simpsons’ announce Marvel crossover short ‘The Good, The Bart & The Loki’

We are starting to see more of the results from the Disney/Fox merger as ‘The Simpsons’  announce their first official Marvel Crossover short – ‘The Good, the bad, and the Loki‘.

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Christopher Paolini campaigns for Disney to green light new Eragon adaptation

Christopher Paolini’s dragon-riding tale captivated millions of young readers in the 2000s, and like many popular book franchises, it received a widescreen adaptation. But fans never felt like the Eragon movie did justice to the books.

Now they’re campaigning for an Eragon TV show on Disney Plus – through the power of Twitter.


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Disney+ adds Star Wars Droids to streaming site

In recent months Disney Plus has added some rare spin-offs to a new Star Wars vintage collection.

Today the streaming service has added into the collection the 1985 animated television series Star Wars: Droids – The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO.


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Jameela Jamil cast in upcoming She-Hulk series

The upcoming Disney Plus series She-Hulk has cast Jameela Jamil in a major role.

The series centers on lawyer Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), cousin of Bruce Banner, who inherits his Hulk powers after she receives a blood transfusion from him.


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‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’ halloween special coming to Disney+

The Muppets are headed into the infamous Haunted Mansion in the upcoming Disney+ special Muppets Haunted Mansion, announced today with a fun little teaser trailer you’ll find below! The special is due to hit Disney Plus this fall.

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‘Loki’ Disney+ show release brought forward

“Loki” star Tom Hiddleston made the announcement that his Disney Plus series is moving up its release date two days to Wednesday, June 9th. The weekly episodes of “Loki” will release on Wednesdays instead of the usual Fridays that other Disney Plus shows such as Wandavision, Falcon & The Winter Soldier and The Mandalorian followed.

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‘The Simpsons’ crosses over with ‘Star Wars’ in Disney Plus short ‘The Force Awakens From Its Nap’

Disney Plus has announced plans to celebrate Star Wars Day 2021 on May the 4th.

Along with the previously-announced debut of the animated series “Star Wars: The Bad Batch,”  the platform is also dropping the “Star Wars”-themed “Simpsons” short “Maggie Simpson in ‘The Force Awakens From Its Nap,’” which will see characters from the Star Wars universe mix with the Springfields favourites. They will also be releasing two bundles of virtual artwork for fans.

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Trailer released for Marvels ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’

Marvel Studios has released the first teaser for the upcoming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which is Marvel’s first film entering on an Asian superhero, and the trailer serves as fans’ first introduction to Shang-Chi.

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