Black Widow has been an essential participant within the Marvel Cinematic Universe since she was launched in 2010’s Iron Man 2. Nevertheless, in contrast to fellow Avengers teammates like Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, Scarlett Johansson‘s Natasha Romanoff has by no means had the chance to star in her personal film, as an alternative both being a supporting character or a part of an ensemble. However which will lastly change, as Marvel has reportedly employed a screenwriter to pen a Black Widow movie.
In keeping with The Wrap, Marvel has employed Jac Schaffer to jot down a Black Widow film. No story particulars have been revealed within the report, however evidently Marvel is now dedicated to seeing its resident tremendous spy lastly enterprise out on her personal. Schaffer made her function movie screenwriting debut with 2009’s TiMER, which she additionally directed. Since then, she’s written the 2014 Blacklist-recognized The Bathe (which Anne Hathaway will star in and produce), the upcoming Soiled Rotten Scoundrels remake Nasty Ladies and the Disney quick Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.
Though a Black Widow film has been a subject of dialogue for years, that is the primary time that it lastly appears to be like prefer it may develop into a actuality. Final yr, Scarlett Johansson mentioned that she’s talked with Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige about making a standalone journey for the previous S.H.I.E.L.D. agent-turned-Avenger-turned-fugitive, and they both agreed that she deserves her personal story, however it’s all a matter of timing. Kevin Feige later mentioned that Black Widow was one of many characters that Marvel Studios is “creatively and emotionally” committed to giving solo film consideration to in Section 4. Though Marvel hasn’t unveiled an official Section 4 slate but, to this point Spider-Man: Homecoming 2 and Guardians of the Galaxy three are the one motion pictures which were formally introduced for post-Avengers four.
Once we final left off with Black Widow in Captain America: Civil War, she had gone on the run from the U.S. authorities after serving to Captain America and Winter Soldier escape to trace down Helmut Zemo. It is unclear if the Black Widow film can be set within the current day interval, i.e. Section 4, or if it could flip again the clock and present us one in all her missions as a spy, be it for S.H.I.E.L.D. or the KGB. Both method, given how well-liked Black Widow is each within the comics and the flicks, I suppose it is higher late than by no means that the MCU has lastly determined it is value exploring what her personal story would appear to be.
Keep tuned to CinemaBlend for extra information on what’s occurring with the Black Widow film. Within the meantime, you possibly can see Scarlett Johansson again in motion as Natasha Romanoff on Could four for Avengers: Infinity War, and she or he’ll additionally return for Avengers 4 on Could three, 2019.