RUMOR: Marvel Moving Ahead on “Black Widow” Solo Film; Director Shortlist Revealed

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Since making her on-screen debut in Iron Man 2, Scarlett Johansson’s performance of Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, has been a compelling character that was always full of potential, but often overshadowed by the other superheroes she’s had to share the screen with. It seems that’s about to change, as Deadline’s Mike Fleming, Jr., reports.

According to Fleming, Marvel is ready to move forward on a solo film for the character, and already have a shortlist of directors for the project, including Cate Shortland (Berlin Syndrome, Lore), Amma Asante (Belle, A United Kingdom), and Maggie Betts (Novitiate). The three reportedly have met with Johansson and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige.

We’ll provide more on the story as it develops.

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