Disney settled with producer Victoria Alonso, who claimed she was fired after “refusing” to do something “reprehensible.” Ant-Man 3 Editor.
Alonso, who helped steer the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) for more than two decades, was fired on March 17, with Disney citing an “irrefutable breach of contract,” after while she was working on Amazon’s Oscar-nominated film. Argentina, 1985as reason.
Alonso, through her attorney Patty Glaser, denied this, instead saying she was fired after Marvel asked her to “do something she believes is reprehensible”.
“Victoria, a gay Latina who courageously criticized Disney, has been silenced,” Glaser said.
The claim is said to be related to the release of the latest Marvel movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. It was reported that Marvel bosses allegedly wanted an editor to blur store windows with rainbow decorations, as well as the word “Pride,” for release in Kuwait, a country with anti-LGBTQ laws. .
Alonso, who is overseeing the film’s post-production visual effects, reportedly declined to edit. Allegedly, Marvel made the change using an outside collaborator instead. Disney responded by suggesting that there were other factors involved in the decision to fire Alonso.
Based on DurationDisney and Alonso’s secret settlement includes “a financial settlement of millions of dollars”.
independence Disney and Alonso have been contacted for further comment.
Last year, Alonso spoke out in Disney’s dispute with Floriday over the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, urging former CEO, Bob Chapek, to speak out after employees staged a strike. .
“I ask you again, Mr Chapek, please respect if we are selling our family, stand up against all these crazy outdated laws,” she said during the GLAAD media awards, and added: “Stand up to protect your family.”
Alonso started working at Marvel in 2006, co-producing Iron Man. Through her association with Marvel, she has become one of Hollywood’s most powerful executives.