Black Widow isn’t done fighting yet. Scarlett Johansson, who reprised her role as Natasha Romanoff in the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film, has filed a lawsuit against Disney, alleging that the company releasing the movie on the Disney+ streaming service at the same time it did so theatrically was a breach of her contract.
Game of Thrones author and four-time Emmy winner George R.R. Martin has signed a five-year overall deal with HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Square, the mobile payments company co-founded by Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, is acquiring a majority stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal.
On Wednesday, the Mechanical Licensing Collective announced it had received $424.38 million in unmatched royalties from Apple Music, Amazon Music, and Spotify among other streaming services. Variety reports that these streaming services paid the accrued historical unmatched royalties, often called “black box money,” to the MLC in order to get these royalties to copyright holders, songwriters, and publishers who have applied to be MLC members.
Black Panther director and co-writer Ryan Coogler is taking his empire to the small screen and building a home within the Walt Disney Company.
Netflix has added another movie to the mammoth slate of original films it’s releasing this year. It scooped up the worldwide rights (excluding China) to animated flick The Mitchells vs. The Machines, which was previously called Connected.
The Boy continues to make history.
According to a tweet from Chart Data, Drake has become the first artist in history to generate 50 billion total streams on Spotify.