Scarlett Johansson Gets Massive Black Widow Movie Pay

Scarlett Johansson Gets Massive Black Widow Movie Pay

Following it learned she is the highest paid actress of 2018, it’s learned Scarlett Johansson will get a massive pay out for the Marvel Studios Black Widow movie that is currently in development.

It’s reported Scarlett Johansson will get $15 million for the solo Black Widow flick, which is the same amount her male counterparts, Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth, received for each of the recent films: The Avengers 4, The Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America Civil War and Thor Rangarok.

The solo Black Widow movie will mark her seventh MCU movie, with the film said to be a prequel prior to The Avengers movie from 2012.

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For a comparison, Scarlett Johansson is said to have netted a low-seven figure salary for the first Avengers movie, which followed her debut in Iron Man 2. Chadwick Boseman is said to have received $2 million for Black Panther, with that figure probably a lot higher for the sequel. Brie Larson is also said to have scored $5 million for Captain Marvel.

Regarding Scarlett Johansson being the highest paid actress, it’s reported she made a whopping $40.5 million in pre-tax earnings between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018 thanks to her Marvel movies, The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers 4. 

Black Widow doesn’t yet have a release date, but Cate Shortland is directing with Scarlett Johansson also onboard as producer.

Scarlett Johansson returns to The Avengers 4 on May 3, 2019.