Marvel’s Black Widow could be the next big blockbuster to change release dates yet again due to the coronavirus pandemic. Though there hasn’t been an official announcement, but industry rumblings indicate the Marvel Studios movie will delay the theatrical release currently slated for early November. But in the meantime, the marketing machine saunters on with new Black Widow photos of Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh surfacing online. Read More »
If things had gone according to plan, Black Widow would’ve hit theaters by now. But of course, 2020 is not a normal year, and the long-awaited solo film devoted to Scarlett Johansson‘s spy-turned-superhero was pushed back to November. But we don’t have to wait that long to learn what sounds like an important plot detail: the passing of the baton from Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff to Florence Pugh‘s Yelena Belova.
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Natasha Romanoff may have sacrificed herself for the greater good in Avengers: Endgame, but that’s not stopping Black Widow from finally getting her own movie. And neither is coronavirus.
Black Widow is still slated for release in May (for now), and Marvel Studios just released the final trailer that reveals so much more about the movie taking place after the events of Captain America: Civil War, but before Avengers: Infinity War. A villain calling himself Taskmaster has taken over the assassin group known as the Red Room, the organization which turned Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) into a weapon. We’re not sure what his plan is exactly, but it likely has something to do with toppling governments and taking over the world. Standard villain stuff. Watch the new Black Widow trailer below. Read More »
Natasha Romanoff sacrificed herself in Avengers: Endgame to bring back everyone that Thanos snapped away in Avengers: Infinity War. But there’s more to the former SHIELD agent’s story in between the events of Captain America: Civil War and the villainy of Thanos, and we’ll see it unfold in Black Widow. Natasha reunites with the deadly makeshift family she had before falling in with The Avengers, and there’s likely betrayal and danger in her future (or rather her past). Watch the Black Widow Super Bowl spot for more. Read More »
Ever since Black Widow debuted in Iron Man 2 back in 2010, fans have wanted to see the SHIELD agents and assassin go solo with a movie of her own. Now, 10 years later, the newly double-Oscar nominated Scarlett Johansson finally gets to dig into the character who has been an integral part of The Avengers. A new featurette goes behind the scenes of Black Widow and recalls the legacy of the character, who looks significantly different from her debut a decade ago. Watch below. Read More »
Black Widow is one of a handful of projects that we know is coming in the next era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film has been shooting for over a month overseas with director Cate Shortland (Berlin Syndrome, Lore) at the helm and Scarlett Johansson back in the lead role as the SHIELD agent turned Avenger. But even though the movie is currently in production, details have been kept under tight wraps. Thankfully, Marvel Studios finally pulled back the curtain a bit at San Diego Comic-Con.
Find out what we learned from the Black Widow Comic-Con panel below. Read More »
Marvel’s forthcoming Black Widow movie and MGM’s 25th installment in the long-running James Bond franchise are both moving towards production this year. While Marvel’s spy thriller starring Scarlett Johansson likely won’t be in front of cameras until this summer, the next 007 mission with Daniel Craig is looking to start shooting in April. But before either of them get in front of cameras, they’re getting rewrites from new scribes. Read More »
We don’t know much about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe beyond Avengers 4, but we do know this much: the future is female. After Captain Marvel shatters the MCU’s glass ceiling next near, Scarlett Johansson‘s Black Widow will take center stage in her own solo movie and now we know who will direct it: Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland.
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Marvel is narrowing down their search for a Black Widow director. Reports indicate several female filmmakers are on the shortlist to helm the film, but Australian director Cate Shortland might be the finalist.
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“Be careful who you trust” seems to be the overarching theme of Berlin Syndrome, a new suspense thriller from director Cate Shortland that debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. It stars Teresa Palmer (Lights Out) as an Aussie photographer who, while on vacation in Berlin, hits it off with a charming local (Max Riemelt). But things quickly go south when he locks her in his apartment and won’t let her leave. Watch the Berlin Syndrome trailer below. Read More »