Black Widow and Scarlett Johansson Gets Huge Oscar Push from Disney and Marvel

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It has been less than a year since Scarlett Johansson and Disney were embroiled in an infamous lawsuit but it looks like the House of Mouse is ready to make it up to the Marvel Cinematic Universe actress. A new report confirms that Disney and Marvel Studios are pushing for Johansson to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Black Widow. In addition to that, the studios are backing the MCU flick fully with several Oscar considerations!

Disney recently updated its For Your Consideration page where it is confirmed that Black Widow is one of the films that is getting a major push. As it turns out, the studio is pushing for Scarlett Johansson to be nominated for Best Actress at the upcoming Acadamy Awards.

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The House of Mouse is also pushing Black Widow for more major categories. The film is being pushed for Best Picture and Cate Shortland is up for Best Director. Johansson's co-stars Florence Pugh, Olga Kurylenko, and Rachel Weisz are Best Supporting Actress hopefuls while David Harbour, O-T Fagbenle, William Hurt, and Ray Winstone are being pushed for Best Supporting Actor.

It's great to know that Disney is truly supporting Black Widow despite everything that happened with Scarlett Johansson. This goes to prove that the House of Mouse had full faith in the MCU flick.

The full list of Black Widow For Your Considerations are:

  • Best Picture: Kevin Feige, p.g.a.
  • Best Director: Cate Shortland
  • Best Actress: Scarlett Johansson
  • Best Supporting Actress: Florence Pugh, Olga Kurylenko, and Rachel Weisz
  • Best Supporting Actor: David Harbour, O-T Fagbenle, William Hurt, and Ray Winstone
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: Eric Pearson; Story by Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson
  • Best Cinematography: Gabriel Beristain, ASC
  • Best Film Editing: Leigh Folsom Boyd, ACE and Matthew Schmidt
  • Best Production Design: Charles Wood and John Bush
  • Best Costume Design: Jany Temime Best Sound: Shannon Mills, Daniel Laurie, Juan Peralta, Lora Hirschberg, Chris Munro, and Nia Hansen
  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Paul Gooch and Paula Price
  • Best Visual Effects: Geoffrey Baumann, Dave Hodgins, Craig Hammack, and Paul Corbould
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  • Original Score: Lorne Balfe

The 94th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 27, 2022.

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