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Disney and Scarlett Johansson have settled their lawsuit over the film "Black Widow."
The Oscar-nominated actress, 36, sued the Mouse House in July over the release of the film, which saw a day-and-date release in theaters and on Disney+ for an extra fee.
In the original suit, Johansson claimed that her contract guaranteed an exclusively theatrical release for the Marvel flick and said the dual release model was a breach of contract, claiming they sacrificed box office potential to build Disney+ subscriptions.
It seems the bad blood is behind them now, however.
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