|Writer(s):|| Jac Schaeffer|
|Expected Release:||May 1, 2020|
At birth, Natasha Romanova (aka Black Widow) is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become it's ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is a freelance operative. The standalone film will find Natasha living in the United States 15 years after the fall of the Soviet Union.
- Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
- Florence Pugh as a To-be-confirmed character
- David Harbour as a To-be-confirmed character
- Rachel Weisz as a To-be-confirmed character
- O-T Fagbenle as a To-be-confirmed character
Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow appears.
"We start filming the next Avengers film at the end of March," Feige said in a February 2014 interview to Total Film. "[Black] Widow's part in that is very big. We learn more about her past and learn more about where she came from and how she became in that film. The notion of exploring that even further in her own film would be great, and we have some development work with that."
However, on March 17, 2014, Kevin Feige recanted his statements in an interview with "Examiner.com," citing that she has been involved in three movies already and another character (Ms. Marvel) might be more interesting.
In August 2014, British director Neil Marshall told Vanity Fair in an interview that he wants to direct the film.
While at the Fan Expo on August 31, 2014, Stan Lee revealed that the film may be moving forward.
In an interview with Collider, Johansson revealed that she and Feige are discussed a series of standalone Black Widow films for Marvel.
On May 6, 2016, Feige announced to Deadline during a Q/A that they have confirmed a discussion about seeing a Black Widow movie.
In February 2017, Johansson told Total Film Magazine while talking about her movie Ghost in the Shell that "timing" is key to making Black Widow a reality.
- David Hayter wrote a script, and was set to direct, in 2004, when the character's film rights were still at Artisan Entertainment/Lions Gate.
- This will be Scarlett Johansson's eighth time playing Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff.
- Nicole Perlman wrote a treatment for the movie movie around 2010/2011.
- Scarlett Johansson appeared in a mock trailer for a Black Widow standalone film in a digital short aired during Saturday Night Live: Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa, presented as a cliche-filled romantic comedy where Black Widow is an intern at a fashion magazine and dating Ultron.
- This movie will be released after MCU's Phase 3 is over as there is no Black Widow movie up to Phase 3.
- This will be the second female led superhero film from Marvel Cinematic Universe after Captain Marvel.
- ↑ Marvel’s Movie Plans: Black Widow & Hawkeye Could Get Solo Films
- ↑ Kevin Feige On Black Widow's Role In THE AVENGERS 2 And An Eventual Solo Movie
- ↑ Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige dismisses solo female comic book films
- ↑ Game of Thrones Big-Battle Director Neil Marshall Either Wants to Direct a Black Widow Movie or Unleash Those Dragons
- ↑ FAN EXPO: MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS: THE LEGENDARY STAN LEE
- ↑ BLACK WIDOW Movie: Scarlett Johansson and Kevin Feige Have Discussed a Series of Films
- ↑ Clark Gregg says it'd be "tragic" if Marvel doesn't make a Black Widow movie
- ↑ The Russo Brothers Would Be Interested In Doing A Black Widow Solo Movie
- ↑ Russo Brothers talk about Captain America Civil war in China (2015)
- ↑ Kevin Feige On ‘Captain America: Civil War’ And All Things Marvel – Deadline Q&A
- ↑ Kevin Feige Says Marvel Studios is ‘Committing’ to a Black Widow Solo Movie
- ↑ COMIC-CON 2016: JOSS WHEDON WOULD DIRECT A BLACK WIDOW MOVIE IF MARVEL ASKED
- ↑ The Black Widow movie "should be done" says Scarlett Johansson
- ↑ Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi Wants to Make a Marvel Comedy With a Surprising Avenger
- ↑ Marvel’s Standalone ‘Black Widow’ Movie Gains Momentum With Jac Schaeffer Writing
- ↑ Chris Evans Loves 'Black Panther'
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|Phase 1||Iron Man | The Incredible Hulk | Iron Man 2 | Thor | Captain America: The First Avenger | The Avengers|
|Phase 2|| Iron Man 3 | Thor: The Dark World | Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Guardians of the Galaxy|
Avengers: Age of Ultron | Ant-Man
|Phase 3|| Captain America: Civil War | Doctor Strange | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Spider-Man: Homecoming |
Thor: Ragnarok | Black Panther | Avengers: Infinity War | Ant-Man and the Wasp | Captain Marvel
|Phase 4||Spider-Man: Far From Home|
|One-Shots|| The Consultant | A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer | Item 47 | Agent Carter |
All Hail the King
|TV Shows||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. | Agent Carter | Runaways|
|Netflix Series||Daredevil | Jessica Jones | Luke Cage | Iron Fist | The Defenders | The Punisher|