As reported by THR, Johansson's salary "equals what Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth earned for playing Captain America and Thor, respectively, in this year's Avengers: Infinity War". Black Widow, in full gear, is in Hawkeye's family home from Age of Ultron.
For comparison, Robert Downey Jr earned only $500,000 for the first Iron Man film in 2008, when his career was in a very different place.
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Marvel bosses responded to the United States publication: "Marvel Studios disputes the accuracy of these numbers, and as a matter of policy, we never publicly disclose salaries or deal terms".
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Next year's Avengers 4 - believed to be titled Avengers: Annihilation - is expected to do similar business, following the last movie's shocking cliffhangers. To everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera, and in the audience, thank you for the memories! It followed comments made to The New York Times, in which the actor said, "You want to get off the train before they push you off". Directed by Cate Shortland, it will be the studio's second female superhero-led film after Captain Marvel, which is scheduled to be released in the United States of America on March 8, 2019.
After that, Marvel will move into a new phase of storytelling - without, it seems, Evans as Captain America.