Black Widow - solo film about Natasha Romanova

The long-awaited project about the real Russian spy will still be released. This will be the film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe - "Black Widow" (2020) with already well-known actors, the release date is set for April 2020, and the trailer will have to wait. Fans have long been waiting for the release of a solo project about the spy superheroine.

Rating of expectations of the premiere (KinoPoisk) - 97% (Top 5 expected).

Black widow


Genre: fiction, action, adventure

Producer: Kate Shortland

World Premiere: April 30, 2020

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, David Harbor, Rachel Weiss, Florence Pugh, O.T. Fagbenley and others.

She is a real living weapon, but those for whom she worked are now trying to kill her ...


Even in infancy, Natasha Romanoff was transferred to the KGB, where she prepared the future secret agent. When the USSR collapses, the government tries to kill her, as she worked as a freelance employee in New York. The film will unfold in the United States 15 years after the collapse of the USSR, that is, in 2006.

Director and crew

Will there be a film about the Black Widow from Avengers? Yes, it will be about her, the filming location - Ondalsnes, Rauma, More og Romsdal, Norway. The director of the project was Kate Shortland, known for the projects "Our Secret Life", "Silence", "Lore."

Cate shortland

However, initially, in search of the ideal candidate, Marvel considered 50 directors, one of whom was Lucresia Martel, who spoke about the production in such a way:

"Marvel is now trying to attract more women directors to the work. They are interested in them, but still believe that action scenes are for male directors. But I also wanted to stage several of these scenes, as well as meet Scarlett Johansson." .

Lucrecia martel

The script was developed by Ned Bensen ("Westerner", "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby") and Jacqueline Schaeffer ("Timer") based on the original comics by Don Heck, Stan Lee and Don Rico. Producers: Kevin Feigi (Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men), Victoria Alonso (Avengers) and Luis D'Esposito (Pursuit of Happyness, Iron Man).

Photos of the original Marvel Comics Black Widow are presented below.

Actors and roles

To date, little is known about the actors of the solo album about the Black Widow:

There are no questions about who will play the main character - this is the actress Scarlett Johansson, who played the Black Widow in the Marvel movies: Iron Man 2 and all Avengers. She is also known for such works as: "The Horse Whisperer", "Another of the Boleyn clan", "She", "Lucy", "Prestige".

Unknown characters will play:

  • David Harbor as Alexey Shostakov / Red Guard (Patrol, Brokeback Mountain, Road of Change, WE, Very Strange Things).
  • Rachel Weisz in the role of Melina Vostokoff (The Mummy, Constantine: Lord of Darkness, Agora, Taste of Sunshine);
  • Florence Pugh will play Elena Belova, the moral antipode of the main character (Little Drummer, King Outlaw, King Lear, Lady Macbeth, Passenger);
  • O. T. Fagbenli as Mason (“The Handmaid's Tale”, “In Search”, “Five”, “Doctor Who”, “Miss Marple Agatha Christie”).
  • Olivier Richters - A Muscular Gulag Prisoner (King's man: Beginning, Ravers);
  • Ray Winston (Cold Mountain, King Arthur);
  • Liran Nathan ("Country of Dreams", "Last Christmas");
  • Martin Razpopov - Tattoo Gulag Prisoner ("King's man: The Beginning").

Interesting Facts

Did you know that:

  • The age limit of Black Widow is not yet known, however, the creators are hinting that the film project may receive an R rating, which means 18+. A final decision on this issue has not yet been made;
  • The film will enter phase 4 of the Marvel Cinema Universe;
  • Emma Watson, Alice Englert, Dar Zuzovsky were considered to play the character Florence Pugh. Watson was considered primarily, but ultimately, Florence Pugh was invited to the role;
  • André Holland also wanted to take on the role of the villain, as a result, O. T. Fagbenli was chosen for this role.

It is hoped that the release date of the film from Marvel's “Black Widow” (2020) with famous actors and an unreleased trailer will not change, and fans will be able to enjoy watching it in 2020.