Rumors about Black Widow.


  • Raja Ilya will appear in the film.[1]
  • Titus O'Neil will have a role.[2][3]
  • Emma Watson will have a role.[4]
  • André Holland will play the main villain either Taskmaster or Red Guardian.[5][6]
  • CONFIRMED: Rachel Weisz will have a role.[5][7]
  • Sebastian Koch will have a role.[5]
  • Alec Baldwin will have a role.[5]
  • Camila Mendes will have a role.[8]
  • Kate Valdez will play Wave.[9]
  • DEBURKED:David Harbour's role is Ben Grimm.[10]
  • David Morrissey will have a role.[11]
  • CONFIRMED:Florence Pugh's role in the film is Yelena Belova.[12]
  • Ming-Na Wen will appear as Melinda May.[13]
  • O-T Fagbenle will play Taskmaster.
  • Ray Winstone will play Black Widow's father.[14]
  • Isabela Moner plays a new KGB recruit, mentored by David Harbour’s Red Guardian.[14]
  • Robert Downey Jr. will appear as Iron Man[15]


  • says that Nick Fury will appear in the film.
  • HYDRA may be the villains led by Madam Hydra.
  • Bucky Barnes/Winter Solder may appear. In the comics, he is the Black Widow's most prominent lover and one of her instructors.[16]
  • Clint Barton/Hawkeye might be in it.[16]
  • Marvel wants to use Kang the Conqueror for future films.[17]
  • CONFIRMED: Claire Voyant, Yelena Belova and Monica Chang will appear.
  • Baron Strucker will appear.
  • Damon Dran will appear.
  • Phil Coulson might appear.
  • Barbara Morse might appear.[18]
  • Madame B will appear.
  • CONFIRMED: Alexei Shostakov/Red Guardian will appear.[6]
  • CONFIRMED: Taskmaster will appear.[6]
  • Iron Man will appear.


  • The film will take place after The Avengers.[19] and showcase the character's origins in a flashback similar to The Incredible Hulk.
  • The film may in fact take place before The Avengers and showcase the character's origins similar to Captain America, Iron Man and Thor.[16][20]
  • The Budapest story from The Avengers will appear.[16][21]
  • The film will be a Red Sparrow-styled prequel, where it will be set 15 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, set in the Year 2006.[22]
  • The plot will include the Y2K virus which everyone was fretting about back in 1999 before it quickly became apparent that hitting 2000 was no big deal.[23]
  • CONFIRMED:The film will take place after Captain America: Civil War.[24]


  • DEBUNKED:Aaron Sorkin will direct the film.[25]
  • DEBUNKED:Taika Waititi would like to direct the movie as a comedy.[26]
  • DEBUNKED:Deniz Gamze Erguven, Chloe Zhao and Amma Asante among others are in the running to direct the film.[27]
  • Cate Shortland, Amma Asante or Maggie Betts will direct the film.[28]
  • DEBUNKED:Kimberly Peirce will direct the film.[29]
  • Maria Djurkovic is the production designer for the film.
  • CONFIRMED:Cate Shortland is the director of the film.[30]
  • CONFIRMED:The release film for the film will be May 1, 2020.[31]
  • The film will get an R rating.[32][33]
  • CONFIRMED:The film will start Phase 4 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


  1. Malaysian Actress Raja Ilya Reveals She Will Appear in a Marvel Film
  2. [1]
  3. Has WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil Landed A Role In An Upcoming Marvel Studios Movie?
  4. EXCLUSIVE: Emma Watson Headlines List of Front Runners for Female Lead in ‘BLACK WIDOW’
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 EXCLUSIVE: Moonlight’s Andre Holland In the Mix for ‘BLACK WIDOW’ Villain
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 EXCLUSIVE: ‘Black Widow’ Searching For An Ethnically Diverse Male Villain
  7. ‘Black Widow’: Rachel Weisz Circling Key Role in Marvel’s Standalone Film (EXCLUSIVE)
  8. Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ Reportedly Eyeing ‘Riverdale’ Star Camila Mendes for Role
  9. Filipino fans campaign for actress Kate Valdez as new Marvel hero Wave for the MCU
  10. David Harbour Tease Fantastic Four Member in Black Widow
  11. Marvel Studios Rumored To Be Considering THE WALKING DEAD's David Morrissey For A Number Of Roles
  12. BLACK WIDOW Set Photos Seemingly Reveal The Identity Of Florence Pugh's Mysterious Character
  13. Agents of SHIELD Star Ming-Na Wen Wants Agent May in the Black Widow Movie
  14. 14.0 14.1 PHASE 4 RUMOURS (From 4chan)
  15. Iron Man Reportedly Returning To MCU For Black Widow Movie
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 Details on Marvel Studios ‘Black Widow’ Solo Film
  17. [2]
  18. [3]
  19. 'Black Widow' Spinoff Movie Will Follow 'The Avengers,' Says Marvel Studios Chief
  20. [4]
  21. Black Widow Might Actually Be Filming in Budapest
  22. [5]
  23. RUMOR: The Black Widow Movie May Involve Y2K (Exclusive)
  24. RUMOR: 'Black Widow' Film Will Take Place After 'Captain America: Civil War'
  25. Aaron Sorkin is Taking Meetings With DC and Marvel
  26. Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi Wants to Make a Marvel Comedy With a Surprising Avenger
  27. 'Jessica Jones' Director in Talks to Helm 'Star Trek 4'
  28. Marvel Eyes Female Helmers For ‘Black Widow’ Film: Watch For Cate Shortland
  29. [6]
  30. [7]
  31. EXCLUSIVE: Marvel Studios 2020 Slate is Set
  32. [8]
  33. BLACK WIDOW Movie Rumored To Be Marvel Studios' First R-Rated Release
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