New Black Widow Featurette Highlights Natasha’s Legacy

New Black Widow featurette highlights Natasha’s legacy

Following the release of the new special look trailer for Black Widow, a new featurette for Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated film arrived online. Scarlett Johansson, Kevin Feige and director Cate Shortland discuss the character’s journey throughout the MCU’s 10-year run. Check out the video in the player below!

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Scarlett Johansson returns as Natasha Romanoff, a spy and assassin who grew up being trained by the KGB before breaking from their grasp and becoming an agent of SHIELD and an Avenger. The film takes place after the events of Captain America: Civil War, but before Avengers: Infinity War.

Black Widow will also feature a star-studded cast including Golden Globe nominee David Harbour (Stranger Things, Hellboy) as Alexei a.k.a. The Red Guardian, Florence Pugh (Fighting with My Family) as Yelena Belova, Academy Award-winning actress Rachel Weisz (The Favourite) as Melina and O-T Fagbenle (The Handmaid’s Tale) as Mason. The Taskmaster appears as a major villain, and Robert Downey Jr also shows up as Tony Stark/Iron Man.

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Cate Shortland (Lore) directs Black Widow from a script written by Jac Schaeffer (The Hustle). It opens in theaters on May 1, 2020. Are you excited for this new adventure of Natasha Romanoff? Let us know your thoughts on the featurette in our comments section below.

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