Marvel Chiefs On Contracts, Representation

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Marvel’s “Black Widow” is now out in cinemas and with Premier Access on Disney+, the project marking the last outing for actress Scarlett Johansson in the role.

When Johansson signed on for 2010’s “Iron Man 2,” at the time she signed a multiple-film contract like many of the major ‘Phase One’ stars with actors like Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Samuel L. Jackson all signed to six to nine-picture movie deals.

Speaking with THR this week, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has confirmed those long-term deals are now a thing of the past with the original ones expired and those who’ve signed up for Marvel films in recent years aren’t anywhere near as locked down:

“That got a lot of attention way back when, with I think Scarlett, and Hemsworth and Evans and Sam Jackson. It varies, project to project, cast to cast. Really, what we want are people that come in, are excited to be in the universe, are excited at the opportunity to do more things, as opposed to

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