Black Widow News
Production company Village Roadshow says December release of The Matrix Resurrections was ruined by a simultaneous streaming release in the US
The Jeremy Renner interview | 'Hawkeye's biggest superpower has been fighting all the losses, from Natasha to Avengers'
"Thoughtfulness doesn't really sound like a superpower. But it is! And it's required in every superhero, to be successful and compassionate. And every human can have that superpower too," says Jeremy Renner, who reprises the role of Hawkeye in Marvel's new spin-off show.
Scarlett Johansson filed the lawsuit two months ago, saying the streaming release of the Marvel movie breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.
Florence Pugh on Black Widow: "I was totally worried about if people were going to appreciate me as a casting choice for Yelena"
"What flatters me is you’re using me as an artist to understand this deeply troubled and confusing individual that a less capable person would make a mockery of," says David Harbour, who plays Red Guardian in Black Widow.
Black Widow is in many ways a consolation movie — made after much criticism and pressure from the fans, and it feels like just that — a movie for the sake of one which not only adds little to the MCU, it does little for this character.
"Culturally, it's really important for streaming services to help nourish the cinema experience," says Benedict Cumberbatch, whose Netflix film The Power of the Dog premieres at Venice Film Festival.
"I’m worried about a bunch of things. Not worried on Scarlett's behalf," Elizabeth Olsen lent support to Scarlett Johansson, who has sued Disney for breach of contract over their decision to release Black Widow" on Disney Plus and theatres simultaneously.
Shershah, Navrasa, Cruella, CODA: What's streaming on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Apple TV+ in August
Other key titles in August include Bhuj: The Pride of India on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex, Comedy Premium League on Netflix India, and Modern Love Season 2 on Amazon Prime Video.
Explained: Scarlett Johansson's lawsuit against Disney over Black Widow streaming debut, and its implication on hybrid release models
Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Walt Disney Co over the streaming release of Black Widow, which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.
Despite poor reviews, Space Jam: A New Legacy won the North American box office this weekend, while Black Widow took in $26.3 million.
There are many upcoming TV shows part of Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe slated to hit Disney+ this year and in 2022.
Shershaah's Amazon Prime Video release, Black Widow on Disney+ Hotstar: A round-up of film and TV announcements
Other updates include Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's animated series for Netflix and Taapsee Pannu's thriller Blur via her production banner Outsider Films.
In spite of not being released in major international territories like China, India, parts of Australia and some Latin American countries, Black Widow's international box office earnings stand at $78 million.
Scarlett Johansson on Black Widow's intent, and why she didn't want Marvel film to be an espionage drama
Black Widow kicks off “Phase Four” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after an unplanned two-year gap in Marvel theatrical releases following Avengers: Endgame
Black Widow review round-up: Scarlett Johansson MCU film is at its 'best when it's a wacky family drama'
Critics have lauded Scarlett Johansson's portrayal of Natasha Romanoff, writing it's the actor "who holds the film together and gives it its touch of soul."
Scarlett Johansson says Black Widow has moved away from hyper-sexualised depiction after Iron Man 2 in 2010
"You look back at Iron Man 2 and while it was really fun and had a lot of great moments in it, the character is so sexualised," Scarlett Johansson reminisces on the development of Black Widow's character ever since her introduction in the MCU.
Loki episode 2 is peppered with references from Marvel Comics, from Loki's ancestry to Wisconsin.
From F9 to Black Widow, steady stream of blockbusters to release in US since cinema shutdown in March 2020
This summer will prove to be the biggest litmus test so far about whether habits of an average cinemagoer have changed irrevocably during the pandemic.
MCU releases new video with footage from upcoming releases The Eternals, Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings
Black Widow is set to release in July, while Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings will hit screens in September. The Eternals and Spider-Man: No Way Home will close 2021.