It took a decade and her character’s demise earlier than it occurred, however Scarlett Johansson is lastly getting her personal solo film. The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s longest-tenured superheroine will strike out on her personal with the discharge of Black Widow on Could 1st, 2020. At this time, Disney has unveiled our first take a look at the extremely anticipated spin-off with a brand new trailer.
Happening between the occasions of Captain America: Civil Warfare and Avengers: Infinity Warfare, the film will discover Johansson’s S.H.I.E.L.D. agent/Avenger Natasha Romanoff confronting her darkish previous as a KGB murderer. Alone and on the run after rebelling towards the Sokovia Accords, she’ll reconnect with Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh), a fellow trainee of the mysterious Purple Room who was additionally given the Black Widow deal with. Despite the fact that she’s a fugitive, she’ll even have the assistance of an previous S.H.I.E.L.D. ally in Mason (O-T Fagbenle).
She’ll want all of the backup she will get as she faces off towards a trio of adversaries: Purple Guardian, the Russian model of Captain America (David Harbour); a much less pleasant Black Widow named Melina Vostokoff, aka Iron Maiden (Rachel Weisz); and the mysterious, lethal Taskmaster.
Taskmaster is without doubt one of the most formidable B-villains in Marvel Comics. Injected with a modified model of the adrenal steroid cortisol, Tony Masters unlocks the total potential of his procedural reminiscence. This offers him “photographic reflexes,” the power to immediately replicate any bodily process he witnesses. Thus, he can rapidly turn out to be expert at any type of fight — together with these utilized by peak-level people like Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, and different heroes.
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Because the trailer under suggests, that energy set ought to give Black Widow loads of bother (although one thing tells us she’ll make it out simply effective). Black Widow was directed by Cate Shortland (SMILF, Berlin Syndrome) from a script by Ned Benson and Jac Schaeffer. Watch the preview under.