Black Widow Movie

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Who's Involved:

Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, Ray Winstone, Kevin Feige, Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, William Hurt, Cate Shortland, O-T Fagbenle , Michelle Lee, Jac Schaeffer, Ned Benson, Olivier Richters

Release Date:

Friday, July 9, 2021 (Nationwide)

intense sequences of violence/action, some language and thematic material
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Following the events of 2016's Captain America: Civil War, Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) finds herself alone and forced to confront a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Romanoff must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

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Who stars in Black Widow: Cast List

... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow

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... Yelena Belova

Don't Worry Darling, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish  

... Melina Vostokoff

Disobedience, 360  

... Dreykov

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Cats  

... Mason

Black Widow  

... Alexei Shostakov /Red Guardian

Violent Night, Gran Turismo  

... Thaddeus Ross

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Ravers, Knuckledust  

Black Widow  

Who's making Black Widow: Crew List

A look at the Black Widow behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Cate Shortland last directed Berlin Syndrome and Lore. The film's writer Jac Schaeffer last wrote The Hustle and Olaf’s Frozen Adventure [Short Attached to Coco].


Kevin Feige

Production Company

Marvel Studios

Production: What we know about Black Widow?

Key Facts

  1. Florence Pugh will play a spy on the same level as Romanoff (Hollywood Reporter, 3/18/19).
  2. Directors Cate Shortland, Amma Asante (Belle) and Maggie Betts (Novitiate) are the top three contenders to helm the film (Deadline, 6/20/18).
  3. According to Chris Evans, who plays Captain America, Black Widow's storyline in The Winter Soldier revolves around "her coming to terms with her history, that she's been a spy, and spies aren't necessarily trustworthy".
  4. Based on the Marvel Comics property.

Filming Timeline

  1. April 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. June 2019: The film was in Production status.

    Now filming in London.

  4. February 2019: The film was in Development status.

    Ned Benson will rewrite the script.

  5. January 2018: The film was in Development status.

    Jac Schaeffer is on-board to write the script. Variety reports, "[the project is] still very early development as the film has no greenlight".

  6. October 2014: The film was in Concept status.

    Marvel chief Kevin Feige said in late October 2014 there are no plans for a stand-alone Black Widow film, but that Scarlett Johansson's character will continue to be featured prominently in the other Marvel films.

  7. February 2014: The film was in Development status.
  8. April 2012: The film was in Concept status.

    Disney has no scheduled plans for a stand-alone movie

  9. September 2010: The film was in Development status.
  10. September 2010: The film was in Announced status.
  11. September 2010: The film was in Development status.
  12. September 2010: The film was in Announced status.

Black Widow Release Date: When was the film released?

Black Widow was released in 2021 on Friday, July 9, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Fear Street Part Two: 1978, Running Against The Wind and Summertime.

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Q&A Asked about Black Widow

Jul. 22, 2014
When was Black Widow born?
Sep. 8, 2020 1984
Oct. 19, 2012
Will the story between Black Widow and Hawkeye be in the movie?
Aug. 20, 2013
Will Hawkeye/Clint Barton be in it?
Dec. 20, 2014
Is this a Marvel-branded movie?
Jan. 24, 2020
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