Disney CEO Bob Chapek Describes ‘Reset’ on Film Talent Deals Amid Scarlett Johansson Fallout

Disney CEO Bob Chapek Describes ‘Reset’ on Film Talent Deals Amid Scarlett Johansson Fallout
Disney CEO Bob Chapek said Tuesday that the company is in “a bit of a reset” when it comes to how they approach talent deals in the wake of the lawsuit with Scarlett Johansson over “Black Widow.”

Though he didn’t mention Johansson by name, Chapek referred to older film deals that were struck years ago and then launched in the middle of a pandemic that has changed consumer behavior.

“We’re sort of putting a square peg in a round hole where we’ve got a deal that’s conceived under a certain set of conditions that actually results in a movie that’s being released in a different set,” Chapek said at the Goldman Sachs Communicopia conference Tuesday. “So there’s actually a bit of a reset that’s going on right now, and ultimately we’ll think about that as we do our future talent deals and
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