The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been the most successful film franchise in history. Black Widow is one of the many films set to be released by Marvel Studios, and it’ll be the first starring a female superhero. The film will also mark both Scarlett Johansson’s debut as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in an MCU film and her return to acting after giving birth to her second child with husband, Romain Dauriac. This article gives you all the information that you need about this new movie, including speculation on the release date, cast members, spoilers, plot details, and more!
Release Date for the most awaited MCU movie “Black Widow”:
Speculation for an official release date is in flux, but it seems likely that the film will be released theatrically sometime in July 2021.
Heading to the cinemas in July 2021, Marvel Studio’s Black Widow will be part of Phase Four. It’ll be interesting to see how this movie fares against other MCU movies like Thor: Ragnarok, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Infinity War which were all successful films for Disney-owned studio.
We haven’t been given any plot details yet, but we’re confident; that Marvel Studios; is going to deliver the goods; when it comes to their first female superhero film. Some think “Wonder Woman” was a bit cheesy and preachy, while others thought; it did an excellent job; of portraying strong female heroes; in action sequences. It’ll be interesting; to see which side MCU falls; on with this one.
The Plot Thickens- Spoilers (potentially): Some rumours; are circulating about whether or not Black Widow; could actually turn into the villain later down the line after she is joined by Dave Bautista (Drax) and newcomer Florence Pugh.
The cast of Black Widow:
Scarlett Johansson; returns as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, and she will also serve as a producer; on the project (her first producing credit). She’ll star alongside Florence Pugh, who portrays Yelena Belova, David Harbour, as Alexei Shostakov, O-T Fagbenle reprising his role; from “The Avengers” TV series as Dr. Listov and Rachel Weisz; stars too! The villainous; Red Room agent Anatoly Ranskahov, played by Paul Bettany, has been confirmed; to appear despite Bettany’s character; Vision, getting killed off in “Avengers: Infinity War
.”Filming of the movie:
Shortly after the release and popularity of Black Widow comics, at Marvel Comics from 1984 to 2009, it was announced; that a film based on this character; is currently in development. These films were released; as standalone stories, within an overarching MCU narrative, featuring multiple superheroes; against their enemies with plots built primarily; around espionage or revenge; (or sometimes both).
The first one was “Iron Man II,” which introduced Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, for the first time; while also giving her more screen time than she had previously received; in any other movie so far. In addition, these solo movies; have been used as a platform; to introduce new characters; into the franchise, such as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and Vision in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
About Black Widow’s Character:
The widow is first introduced as a villainous character when she, alongside Ivan Petrovich (who would later become the Red Guardian), forces her way into Stark Industries to steal some blueprints for the arc reactor. She also attempts to kill James Rhodes with her wrist blades at one point during their battle but stops just short of doing so after he tells her that Tony will be disappointed if she kills him before telling Rhodey about his condition.
Black Widow has been an agent of SHIELD since appearing in Marvel Comics’ Iron Man II, where Nick Fury assigns Natasha Romanoff, aka. She; on what turns out to be a suicide mission to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Russian diplomat.
Black Widow is also able to speak fluent French and has moderate skill in gymnastics, acrobatics, martial arts, including judo and hand-to-hand combat.
Who is Black Widow?
In her time in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Widow has been a spy and an assassin. When she was first introduced on-screen as Natasha Romanoff, aka. In Black Widow in Iron Man II, Nick Fury assigns Natasha to what turns out to be a suicide mission when Tony Stark is captured by Ivan Vanko aka. Whiplash with his arc reactor removed from his chest (leaving him without power), and he’s being held hostage at Shellhead Industries outside of Moscow, Russia where they had just relocated their headquarters from Malibu, California after the events of New York during The Avengers movie.
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