Black Widow

Black Widow
  • 2021
  • US
  • Directed by: Cate Shortland
  • Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, O-T Fagbenle, William Hurt, Ray Winstone, Rachel Weisz
  • UK release: 7 May 2021

Scarlett Johansson's Marvel character gets her first solo movie.

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O.T. Fagbenle can't wait for audiences to watch Black Widow

29 Jul 2020

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O.T. Fagbenle can't wait for audiences to see 'Black Widow'. The 39-year-old actor is set to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe motion picture as Rick Mason, a character with a romantic interest in the titular superhero, and he thinks co-stars…

Scarlett Johansson will 'hand the baton' to Florence Pugh in Black Widow

7 Jul 2020

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Scarlett Johansson will "hand the baton" to Florence Pugh in 'Black Widow', according to director Cate Shortland. The 51-year-old filmmaker has explained how the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie will mark a farewell for Scarlett's Natasha Romanoff and…

Florence Pugh reveals her one condition for joining Black Widow

17 May 2020

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Florence Pugh wouldn't have signed up for 'Black Widow' if her diet was "constantly checked on". The 24-year-old actress admitted it was a "big deal" for her not to have to stick to exacting eating regimes and gruelling workouts devised by producers as…

Florence Pugh 'scared' about doing a Russian accent in Black Widow

8 May 2020

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Florence Pugh was "scared" about doing a Russian accent in 'Black Widow'. The 24-year-old actress – who stars alongside Scarlett Johansson – feared people would "hate" her portrayal of the character. She said: "I was scared because my Russian accent was…

Florence Pugh put pressure on Black Widow performance

12 Apr 2020

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Florence Pugh put pressure on herself to get her performance in 'Black Widow' right. The 24-year-old actress plays the role of Yelena Bolova, a sisterly figure to Scarlett Johansson's lead character, in the new Marvel flick, and admits that she "threw…

Lorne Balfe to score Black Widow

2 Apr 2020

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Lorne Balfe has replaced Alexandre Desplat as the composer for 'Black Widow'. According to Film Music Reporter, Alexandre is now longer involved in the Marvel Cinematic Universe project, which stars Scarlett Johansson as the titular spy, but the reason…

Ray Winstone's Black Widow role 'revealed'

25 Mar 2020

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Ray Winstone will reportedly play Red Room leader Dreykov in 'Black Widow'. The 62-year-old actor is set to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster – which will star Scarlett Johansson the titular superhero and her alter ego Natasha Romanoff…

Black Widow release delayed due to coronavirus outbreak

18 Mar 2020

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'Black Widow' is the latest film to have its release delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Marvel superhero flick – which stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff and her titular alter-ego – was set to be released on May 1, but has…

Scarlett Johansson feels Black Widow is being released at the right time

11 Mar 2020

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Scarlett Johansson believes that 'Black Widow' is being released at the perfect time. The character made her debut in 'Iron Man 2' in 2010 and is now set to get a standalone film a decade later. Scarlett has dismissed claims that the film should have…

Robert Downey Jr. won't address Black Widow rumours

20 Jan 2020

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Robert Downey Jr is remaining tight-lipped over his rumoured appearance in 'Black Widow'. It has been claimed that Downey will be reprising his role as Iron Man for the prequel film, which features Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh. However, the…

Florence Pugh won't be taking on the role of Black Widow

13 Dec 2019

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Florence Pugh will not be taking on the role of 'Black Widow'. The 23-year-old star plays Yelena Belova in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and although her character takes over from original Black Widow Natasha Romanoff – who is played by Scarlett…

Scarlett Johansson congratulated by Chris Evans for Black Widow film

6 Dec 2019

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Scarlett Johansson says her 'Avengers' co-star Chris Evans was one of the first people to congratulate her when the trailer for 'Black Widow' came out. The 35-year-old actress plays the titular character in her first standalone movie in the Marvel…

Florence Pugh says Black Widow is 'raw and beautiful'

19 Nov 2019

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Florence Pugh has described 'Black Widow' as a "very raw and very beautiful" film. Florence will play the role of assassin Yelena Belova, who shares the Black Widow mantle with Scarlett Johansson, in the prequel film. The 'Midsommar' star has promised…

Rachel Weisz found it 'liberating' being directed by a female on Black Widow

16 Oct 2019

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Rachel Weisz found it "liberating" being directed by another woman in 'Black Widow' The 49-year-old actress plays Melina Vostokoff in the upcoming standalone Marvel movie and she has opened up about how she felt "free of the history of ownership…

Black Widow 'should be the best movie' Marvel makes

2 Aug 2019

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Marvel Studios have promised 'Black Widow' "should be the best movie that we make". Victoria Alonso, Marvel Studios' executive vice-president of production, says the whole studio feels "pressure" to make a perfect film following the release of…

Florence Pugh excited by 'boldness' of Black Widow movie

28 Jul 2019

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Florence Pugh feels excited by the boldness of the 'Black Widow' script. The 23-year-old actress stars alongside Scarlett Johansson in the much-discussed Marvel movie, and she's admitted to being surprised by some aspects of the film's script. Asked…

Scarlett Johansson hopes Black Widow 'elevates genre'

26 Jul 2019

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Scarlett Johansson wants the 'Black Widow' movie to "elevate" the superhero genre. The 34-year-old actress – who plays the international spy and assassin Natasha Romanoff and her superhero alter ego in the hotly-anticipated movie – has praised the…

Scarlett Johansson 'very excited' for Black Widow

22 Jul 2019

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Scarlett Johansson is "very excited" for 'Black Widow'. The 34-year-old actress – who plays the international spy and assassin Natasha Romanoff and superhero in the hotly-anticipated movie – is thrilled to be donning the costume again but admits it has…

Black Widow handed May 2020 release

21 Jul 2019

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The 'Black Widow' movie has been handed a May 1, 2020 release date. The long-awaited superhero movie will see Scarlett Johansson reprise the role of Natasha Romanoff for the Cate Shortland-directed project. The 34-year-old actress will star in the film…

Ray Winstone 'joins Black Widow cast'

21 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Ray Winstone has joined the cast of 'Black Widow'. The 62-year-old actor – known for the likes of 'The Departed' and 'Sexy Beast' – is expected to appear in the Marvel standalone movie alongside David Harbour, Florence Pugh, and titular star Scarlett…

Rachel Weisz in Black Widow talks

4 Apr 2019

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Rachel Weisz is in talks to star in 'Black Widow'. The 49-year-old star is said to be in early negotiations to join Scarlett Johansson's standalone Marvel movie, as is 'Stranger Things' actor David Harbour. Sources told Variety that the talks are…

Florence Pugh 'in talks' for Black Widow movie

19 Mar 2019

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Florence Pugh is reportedly in talks to join the standalone 'Black Widow' movie. The 'Little Women' actress is the latest name attached to the Marvel film after Emma Watson was recently rumoured for an unknown part. According to Variety, the 23-year-old…

Emma Watson wanted for role in Black Widow film

8 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Emma Watson is being lined up for a role in the standalone 'Black Widow' film. Marvel Studios is actively casting for the blockbuster which will focus on Scarlett Johansson as she reprises her role as SHIELD spy Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow.

Scarlett Johansson 'to earn $15m for Black Widow movie'

12 Oct 2018

Film gossip

Scarlett Johansson is reportedly set to earn $15 million for the standalone 'Black Widow' movie. The 33-year-old actress has starred as the character in the Marvel superhero movies since 2010, and The Hollywood Reporter has claimed that Scarlett has…

Cate Shortland to direct Black Widow movie

13 Jul 2018

Film gossip

Cate Shortland is set to direct the standalone Black Widow movie. The 49-year-old filmmaker has been chosen by Marvel to helm its eagerly awaited superhero movie, which will see Scarlett Johansson reprise the role of the Black Widow, having debuted in…

Marvel draws up all-female shortlist of directors for Black Widow movie

21 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Marvel has reportedly drawn up an all-female shortlist of directors for the standalone 'Black Widow' movie. The studio is eyeing up the likes of Cate Shortland, Amma Asante and Maggie Betts, having originally started with a list of 49 candidates for the…

Scarlett Johansson is eager to make a Black Widow movie

3 May 2018

Film gossip

Scarlett Johansson thinks the Black Widow deserves her own Marvel movie. The 33-year-old actress stars as the fictional superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Scarlett has revealed she'd relish the opportunity to appear in a standalone movie.

Marvel meets with female directors ahead of Black Widow movie

27 Apr 2018

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Marvel is reportedly meeting with female directors ahead of making a Black Widow movie. The fictional superhero is played by Scarlett Johansson in the money-spinning Marvel movies, but until now, the studio has resisted the idea of having the character…

Black Widow solo movie gets writer

11 Jan 2018

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A 'Black Widow' solo movie could finally be on the way after Jac Schaeffer was hired as the screenwriter. Scarlett Johansson has starred as Natasha Romanoff's alter ego in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - including appearances in the likes of 'Iron Man…

Taika Waititi wants to make Black Widow movie

27 Oct 2017

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'Thor: Ragnarok' director Taika Waititi wants to tackle a Black Widow standalone movie. The 42-year-old filmmaker is currently working on the upcoming third instalment of Marvel's series surrounding the Norse God, played by Chris Hemsworth, but he has…

Chris Evans wants Black Widow movie

13 Apr 2017

Film gossip

Chris Evans wants Black Widow to get a standalone movie. The 35-year-old actor has become a household name for his portrayal of the superhero Captain America, and has said the time has come for fellow Marvel character Black Widow - who is played by…

Scarlett Johansson: Black Widow is 'right' for a standalone

14 Feb 2017

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Scarlett Johansson thinks her 'Avengers' character Black Widow is "right for a standalone" movie. The 32-year-old actress stars as Natasha Romanoff and her superhero alter-ego in the Marvel Comics ensemble movie franchise and has "talked" with Marvel…

Scarlett Johansson wants Black Widow spin-off

13 Oct 2016

Film gossip

Scarlett Johansson talks to Marvel about a standalone Black Widow movie "often". The 31-year-old actress is keen for her character to get her own spin-off movie but says it must happen soon because she won't want to wear the Black Widow's skin-tight…

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