Actress Scarlett Johansson is reportedly being paid 20 million dollars to star in Avengers 2 . This is the highest an actress has ever been paid for a movie.
The 27-year-old, who plays the Black Widow in the superhero film, tops superstar Angelina Jolie’s 19 million dollars fees for The Tourist.
The Avengers grossed 936 million pound, the third highest in history and the makers want Johansson in the sequel as she is now the hottest star in Hollywood. .
Actors Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth and Jeremy Renner are also to get 50 per cent pay rises.
Avengers 2 will go on floors soon and will release in 2013 year end.