Marvel’s Black Widow Movie Has Met With Over 65 Directing Candidates, Is Searching for Female Directors to Take the Helm [Updated]
Posted on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 by Ethan Anderton
Update: Variety reporter Justin Kroll just revealed that Marvel Studios has met with over 65 directors for the directing job on this movie.
Fun fact: More then 65 directors have met for the BLACK WIDOW job. Marvel being extremely thorough on this one
— Justin Kroll (@krolljvar) May 2, 2018
Our original article from April 27, 2018 continues below.
Avengers: Infinity War is now in theaters, and it will certainly keep Marvel fans occupied for a little while. Later this summer, we’ll have Ant-Man and the Wasp arriving in theaters, and the debut of Captain Marvel in March of 2019. But after Avengers 4 hits theaters on May 3, 2019, the only movies that are confirmed to be on the way in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are a Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel in July of 2019 and Guardians of the Galaxy 3 sometime in 2020.
Beyond the summer of 2019, Marvel Studios is being tight-lipped about the future so as not to ruin the suspense of who will survive the culmination of this era of Marvel movies. But one project that we know is in development is a solo outing for Natasha Romanoff, AKA Black Widow. Fans have wanted the SHIELD agent played by Scarlett Johansson to get her own movie for years, and Marvel appears to finally be giving her a chance, and they’re looking for a female director to get behind the camera to make it happen. Read More »