Black Widow

Black Widow
  • 2020
  • US
  • Directed by: Cate Shortland
  • Cast: Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz

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

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Ray Winstone 'joins Black Widow cast'

21 Jun 2019

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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…

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…

Emma Watson wanted for role in Black Widow film

8 Mar 2019

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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…

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

12 Oct 2018

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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

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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…

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

21 Jun 2018

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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…

Scarlett Johansson is eager to make a Black Widow movie

3 May 2018

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Chris Evans wants Black Widow movie

13 Apr 2017

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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

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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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