Scarlett Johansson settles lawsuit with Disney over Black Widow

At the end of July, we reported that Scarlett Johansson sued Disney for not upholding their commitments regarding the theatrical release of the film Black Widow. The lawsuit alleged that Disney breached Marvel’s agreement with Johansson that guaranteed Black Widow a theatrical-only release, as the majority of the actress’ salary from the superhero film was … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson settles lawsuit with Disney over Black Widow”

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release

The National Association of Theatre Owners aren’t the only ones peeved over the fact that Disney left money on the table by putting Marvel’s Black Widow on Disney Plus on the same day as its theatrical debut. Scarlett Johansson is alleging that $50 million of that money left on the table belongs to her. According … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release”

Scarlett Johansson leads Avengers in virtual Joe Biden campaign event

The Avengers have taken on Ultron, Loki and Thanos. Now the group of heroes plan to take on Donald Trump – only it will be Democratic nominee Joe Biden yelling, “Avengers Assemble.” The Avengers cast led by actress Scarlett Johansson (Her) and Chris Evans (Snowpiercer, Not Another Teen Movie)  will headline the Voters Assemble political fundraiser event, which … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson leads Avengers in virtual Joe Biden campaign event”

Venom 2 has the biggest opening of the pandemic

Who would have assumed that Andy Serkis’ film, with Tom Hardy reprising his role as a reporter with superpowers gained from aliens, would have the biggest first weekend since December 2019? Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Sony’s follow-up to the hit 2018 supervillain film blew past expectations at the box offices this weekend. Pre-opening estimates … Continue reading “Venom 2 has the biggest opening of the pandemic”

Marvel sues to retain rights to Iron Man, Spider-Man, Black Widow and more

Just when it seems like all is fine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, actually it’s not just look at the Black Widow/Scarlett Johansson lawsuit, comes news of a new legal battle which could be on the level of “The Blip” proportions. TheWrap is reporting Marvel is suing to prevent losing copyrights to many key Avengers … Continue reading “Marvel sues to retain rights to Iron Man, Spider-Man, Black Widow and more”

Shang-Chi dominates box office, validates Scar Jo’s beef with Disney

This weekend’s box office results completely validated Scarlett Johansson’s Disney lawsuit AND justified Disney’s decision to provide theater exclusive engagements for their remaining 2021 theatrical releases. Led by a very impressive second weekend at #1 for Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as well as strongholds for Free Guy and Jungle Cruise … Continue reading “Shang-Chi dominates box office, validates Scar Jo’s beef with Disney”

Black Widow, Harley Quinn cosplay TikTok video has over 58 million views

Earlier this month, two incredibly talented cosplayers, and quite possibly gifted sorceresses, russian_harley_official and mimisskate (Kate Shumskaya) teamed up to create a DC and MCU crossover featuring Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow cosplayed by Kate Shumskaya and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn cosplayed by the TikToker “Russian Harley official.” The result is an MCU/DCEU crossover that has … Continue reading “Black Widow, Harley Quinn cosplay TikTok video has over 58 million views”

Jungle Cruise: Audiences take film on ride all the way to number one

Jungle Cruise, based on Disneyland’s theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travelers through a jungle filled with dangerous animals and reptiles but with a supernatural element, starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt opened #1 not just in the United States, but all over the world this past weekend. According to … Continue reading “Jungle Cruise: Audiences take film on ride all the way to number one”

Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson “cruise” to number 1 with $90m global take

Disney’s Jungle Cruise debuted at No. 1 this weekend, opening to an estimated total of more than $90 million globally, including $34.2 million in domestic box office, $27.6 million in international box office and over $30 million in Disney+ Premier Access consumer spend globally. “Jungle Cruise is the perfect summer adventure film, bringing a beloved theme park attraction … Continue reading “Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson “cruise” to number 1 with $90m global take”

Black Widow: Meet Scar Jo’s Moneymaker Stunt Woman

While the name “Heidi Moneymaker” might seem like an alias like, “Fanny Longbottom,” it’s not. This superhero stunt double was born Heidi Louise Moneymaker in Santa Rosa, California and has 85 stunt credits on her IMDb dating back to 1999! Moneymaker already had an impressive resume when she joined the MCU in 2010 (really 2009) … Continue reading “Black Widow: Meet Scar Jo’s Moneymaker Stunt Woman”

Black Widow: The perfect feminism we need right now

Warning: Spoilers Black Widow is the perfect amount of feminism we need right now. The movie is almost exclusively female-driven, with only three male characters, two total goofballs, and the other, the evil villain. The Marvel movie begins with a young Natasha Romanov (Scarlett Johansson) in deep cover with three other operatives in Ohio in … Continue reading “Black Widow: The perfect feminism we need right now”

Box Office: Marvel’s Black Widow takes #1 spot

The first theatrical Marvel release in more than two years, Disney’s Black Widow had the biggest domestic opening numbers since the start of the pandemic by grossing $80 million at the domestic box office during its opening weekend.  Directed by Cate Shortland, Black Widow stars Scarlett Johansson in the titular role. The action-thriller follows Natasha … Continue reading “Box Office: Marvel’s Black Widow takes #1 spot”

Black Widow: What say the critics?

After a very long wait, Black Widow is FINALLY making its way to the big screen (and Disney+). Black Widow was originally planned for release on May 1, 2020. But the outbreak of the novel coronavirus made that impossible. After several delays, plans changed several times and Disney eventually moved it to July 9, 2021, … Continue reading “Black Widow: What say the critics?”

Black Widow: Natasha and Yelena team up in new clip

We are getting closer and closer to our first theatrical Marvel Studios’ film in two years. Black Widow, will open in theaters and stream on Premier Disney+ beginning July 9. In celebration of that, the studio has released a brand-new clip of the film, above! In Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger … Continue reading “Black Widow: Natasha and Yelena team up in new clip”

Sisters bond in first Black Widow clip

During last night’s 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards, we got our first look at Black Widow. Up until now, we have only seen trailers from the long- delayed and awaited film. During the telecast, Scarlett Johansson received the Generation Award—an honor that celebrates beloved actors for their contributions to film and television.  In the … Continue reading “Sisters bond in first Black Widow clip”

Multi-hyphenate Eric Andre joins Bullitt

Eric Andre is a comedian, actor and director who brings his multi-talented vantage on humorous storytelling to Bullitt. From stand-up to late night, longform and short, Andre is a multi-platform creator who wrote, produced and stars in the popular Netflix comedy feature Bad Trip co-starring Lil Rel Howery and Tiffany Haddish. He’s also the creator of … Continue reading “Multi-hyphenate Eric Andre joins Bullitt”

Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 8th Annual MUAHS Awards, presented by HASK Beauty, in 21 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. The hybrid virtual gala was held on Saturday night, April 3, 2021, before an audience of more than 1,000 worldwide. Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer … Continue reading “Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS”

Natasha admits to mistakes in new Black Widow trailer

Well, Happy Saturday to us. Disney and Marvel have released a new trailer for the long-delayed Black Widow, and it contains some exciting new footage. We also learn a little bit more about the overall story as Natasha Romanoff, (Scarlett Johansson) begins her narration with, “You don’t know everything about me.” “I’ve lived a lot … Continue reading “Natasha admits to mistakes in new Black Widow trailer”

Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards

Emmy® and Golden Globe®- nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award-nominated sitcom “black-ish,” will host the 8th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards, bringing his humor and talent to the star-studded event honoring  outstanding achievements of both make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.  The reimagined … Continue reading “Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards”

These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD

International Women’s Day is upon us and we are celebrating women’s achievements and the meaningful contributions they’ve made to the world by ranking the top 10 female superheroes of television and film and not only are we celebrating the heroes, we’re also celebrating the actresses who play them.  10. Sailor Moon ( anime cartoon) Sailor … Continue reading “These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD”