It was bound to happen at some point. Scarlett Johansson, who’s played Black Widow in Marvel movies for a decade now, is suing Disney for breach of contract. After delaying it a year for the COVID-19 pandemic, the company released the “Black Widow” movie on Disney+ the same day it hit theaters. We’ll talk about the suit and what it says about the state of the movie industry. Plus: some vaccination history, the Steak-Umms Twitter and a few technical difficulties, because why not?
Here’s everything we talked about today:
- “Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney for Breach of Contract Over ‘Black Widow’ Release” from Variety
- “How A Massive Pay Gap Occurred In The ‘All The Money In The World’ Reshoot” from NPR
- “Which Companies Are Mandating Covid-19 Vaccines for Employees?” from The Wall Street Journal
- But what about Congress?
- “St. Louis County Health Director: I Was Assaulted, Called ‘Brown C——’ After Mask Plea” from the Riverfront Times
- “George Washington and the First Mass Military Inoculation” from the Library of Congress
- “Where should you go if society collapses? New Zealand” from MarketWatch
- And this thread from, uh, Steak-umm.
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