With just days away from Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated release Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson, Rachel Weisz, along with Kevin Feige, producer, president of Marvel Studios and chief creative officer of Marvel, weigh in on the story of Natasha Romanoff’s past and the role the film will play in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
While no new footage of the movie is featured in the new promo clip, the stars of the upcoming movie have certainly created the hype for what’s to come in the near future. Black Widow is a 2021 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The upcoming film will be the 24th installment for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Turn up the volume and check out the new featurette below!
Be sure to check out the official synopsis for Marvel Studios’ Black Widow! In the action-packed spy thriller from Marvel Studios Black WidowNatasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past emerges. Haunted by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships that left her long before she became an Avenger.
Produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Cate Shortland, Black Widow will be the first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Scarlett Johansson reprises her role as Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow, Florence Pugh plays Yelena, David Harbor plays Alexei aka The Red Guardian, and Rachel Weisz plays Melina.
The very first development for Black Widow had begun in April 2004, joined with David Hayter to write and direct. In June 2006, the project ground to a halt and was discontinued as the character’s film rights were returned to Marvel Studios. Shooting for the near-release film took place from May to October 2019 in Norway, Budapest, Morocco, Pinewood Studios in England, and Atlanta and Macon Georgia. Black Widow was delayed three times from its original May 2020 release date due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but now it will finally premiere simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access in most Disney+ markets on July 9, 2021.
What is Disney Plus Premier Access, you may ask? Disney Plus Premier Access is a purchase option for Disney Plus subscribers that allows members to pay a one-time additional $30 to get early access to a movie still in theaters. After purchase, Disney Plus members can continue to stream or download a Premier Access movie as long as they remain a subscriber. You see Disney Plus Premier Access as paying for a virtual movie ticket that you can watch in your own home, rather than watching the newly released movie in a movie theater. See links below:
Buy presale tickets here. Or Pre-order Premier Access on Disney+ for $29.99.
So far, the film has received generally positive reviews from critics, with praise for the performances and action sequences. The theatrical release of the film includes Dolby Cinema, RealD 3D and IMAX screenings. Last week it was predicted that Black Widow will earn approximately $80-110 million during its opening weekend, with a total gross of $155-225 million at the domestic box office. Last month, director Shortland expressed interest in returning to direct a sequel to Black Widow, stating that if it did happen, it would likely revolve around a different character in the lead role, since Natasha Romanoff is officially dead in the current MCU.
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