Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Marvel's "Black Widow" - New Footage

Take a look at official teaser footage, plus images from Marvel Studios "Black Widow" solo feature, directed by Cate Shortland, starring Scarlett Johansson facing off against villain 'Taskmaster', with David Harbour as Marvel Comics' Russian superhero 'Red Guardian', targeting a May 1, 2020 wide release :

Created by writer Roy Thomas and illustrator John Buscema...

...'Alexei Shostakov' aka 'Red Guardian' was born in Moscow. 

Both he and his wife became agents of the Soviets: his wife becoming 'Black Widow'...

...while he trained as a test pilot and 'KGB' agent... be the 'Soviet' counterpart to 'Captain America' as the 'Red Guardian'.

Cast also includes Florence Pugh as 'Yelena Belova', O-T Fagbenle and Rachel Weisz.

"I get to play 'Natasha' as a fully realized woman and in all of her many facets," said Johansson. 

"I’m excited for fans to see the flawed side of her, what she perceives to be the flawed side of her...

"...and I’m looking to wipe out some of that 'red 'in my ledger, so you guys will be seeing more of that."

"In this film we get to understand her past and put the pieces of herself together and come out a whole person," said Shortland.

The first 'Black Widow' debuted in "Mystic Comics" #4 (1940), followed 20 years later with 'Natasha Romanoff' debuting in Marvel's "Tales of Suspense"' #52.

The character's black leather 'modern look' was introduced in "Amazing Spider-Man" #86 (1963).

Black Widow's first solo title was "Amazing Adventures" #1 (1970)...

...and in "Marvel Fanfare" #10 (1982)."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Black Widow"...