Scarlett Johansson, already the world's highest-paid actress, according to Forbes, is going to be paid a cool $15 million for starring in the first standalone Black Widow movie, sources tell the Hollywood Reporter.
It's good news for gender parity as well as Johansson's bank account: $15 million is what her Avengers co-stars Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth reportedly received for playing Captain America and Thor in the latest Avengers film as well as their own standalone movies.
A Marvel spokesperson says the company "disputes the accuracy of these numbers," but it never publicly discloses salaries. Abraham Reisman at Vulture believes the pay gap is closing due to "extensive public shaming" of studios for paying women far less than their male counterparts.
This article originally appeared on Newser: Report: Scarlett Johansson Will Get $15M for Black Widow