We updated this article on 04/29. Now, we know that Black Widow should normally be released in French cinemas on July 7th.
Across the Atlantic, the launch is scheduled for July 09, at the cinema, but also on Disney + simultaneously. Disney took the opportunity to upload a new trailer for its blockbuster.
On April 28, on Superhero Day, Marvel also released a video where Scarlett Johansson reflects on Black Widow’s journey in the Marvel movies. The feature film of which she will be the heroine is also briefly teased in passing.
After Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk and Spider-Man, so it’s the Black Widow’s turn (Black Widow) to have the right to his feature film. Before its postponement, the film was to kick off phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a Natasha Romanoff played by Scarlett Johansson. She will have to fight against her demons and her main enemy: Taskmaster (the Chore Master).
The latest information
- Release still delayed, other Marvel films postponed
Finally, Black Widow will not be released before July 07, 2021 and this postponement delays other Marvel films planned after him. Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is shifted in September 2021. As for Eternals, it should still be released in November of that year.
A release date (again) postponed
While several films (including the latest james bond) saw their release postponed due to the coronavirus, Marvel had first confirmed that Black Widow would not be impacted.
The first feature film of phase 4 of the MCU was therefore due out on April 29 in France. Disney (Marvel owner) had even released the trailer finale, to reassure worried fans.
In the end, this was not the case and the feature film is still long overdue. The new date announced was May 07, 2021. Finally, its launch will wait July 07, 2021 in France. Or ? In the cinema, if the health situation allows it.
What to expect ?
Natasha Romanoff will return to Russia to fight Taskmaster, the big bad of this new opus and his gift of mimicry.
The opus will be centered on the past, the origins and the motivations of the young woman. In the land of the Tsars, she reunites with her family, apparently as talented as she is in the art of fighting and killing.
It is therefore the occasion to see for the first time the Master of corvée, mysterious villain of the film. Even today, we do not even know who was chosen to interpret it and it is not this first glance that will allow us to know much more.
David Harbor (Sheriff Hopper in Stranger Things) is also in the part as the Red Guard (the Russian version of Captain America). Recall that Black Widow’s action takes place shortly after the events Captain America : Civil War, but before Infinity War et Endgame, making it a prelude to the more recent Avengers movies.
A first for Black Widow in the cinema
“It’s a film about self-forgiveness … and family“, explained the actress in an interview with Vanity Fair November 26. “In Black Widow, we find the heroine in the midst of an existential crisis. We follow her in this personal journey where she faces herself in many ways and ends up regaining control of herself. This is his odyssey.“
Filming ended in mid-November. The action will take place in Budapest. According to Deadline, there could be an appearance for Tony Stark / Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), but Marvel has yet to officially announce his presence.
Note that Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios has confirmed that this new film would better understand the sacrifice of Natasha Romanoff in Avengers : Endgame. According to him, “You’ll see some of her actions in Infinity War and Endgame in a whole new light once you see Black Widow “.
The last trailer
Here is the latest video preview posted by Marvel. What to get a more precise idea on Black Widow, a few months before its supposed release.
Otherwise, find below the video where Scarlett Johansson reviews the story of her character.
The first Marvel written and directed by women
Cate Shortland (Lore, Berlin Syndrome) directed the film. She is the first woman to shoot a Marvel feature film. The screenplay is written by writer and producer Jac Schaeffer, best known for her other female superhero film. Captain Marvel. Black Widow is the first Marvel film written and directed exclusively by women.
Who is in the casting?
- Scarlett Johansson: Natasha Romanoff / The Black Widow
- David Harbor: Alexei Shostakov aka the Red Guardian
- Florence Pugh : Yelena Belova
- OT Fagbenle: Mason
- Rachel Weisz : Melina
- Ray Winstone: role not yet known
Source : Cnet.com
Image : Marvel
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