Black Widow, the 24th film in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was all set to release in May 2020 until COVID-19 happened. The film has been rescheduled for release twice. But the creators are ardent to release it in theatres. Black Widow has been finally slated to premiere on May 7, 2021.
The movie is directed by Cate Shortland and written by Eric Pearson. In it stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow.
Story of Black Widow
The story of Natasha Romanoff will start after the events of Captain America: Civil War(2016). She will unleash all her darker parts of her past when an unsafe cabal with ties to her past emerges. This cabal will try to bring Natasha down with plans of destroying her She will also try to bargain with her history as a spy and the broken connections cleared out in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
Disney CEO on Black Widow’s Release
Disney already took a financial fall by releasing a big-budget live-action movie ‘Mulan’ on the OTT platform. This is why the movie creators of Black Widow, a huge budget film do not want it to send it on the OTT platforms. Disney CEO Bob Chapek said, Amid an investor call on 4th of February, that,” the company has no plans to send the Marvel Studios venture to its streamer, as per a media source.”
“We are still intending for it to be a theatrical release. We are going to be watching very carefully to see whether that strategy needs to be revisited,” he said adding further.
- Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
- Ever Anderson as Young Natasha Romanoff
- Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova
- Violet McGraw as Young Yelena Belova
- David Harbour as Alexei Shostakov/Red Guardian
- O-T Fagbenle as Rick Mason
- William Hurt as Secretary Thaddeus Ross
- Ray Winstone as General Dreykov
- Rachel Weisz as Melina Vostokoff
The writing of the movie initially began way back in 2004 but due to the Marvel movies lined up, the script took a long time to be executed correctly. But in February 2014, the making of the Black Widow movie came into development terms. Soon it will be in theatres.
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