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New Black Widow Movie With Scarlett Johansson Adds Handmaid's Tale Actor To Its Cast

Filming is expected to begin in June.


Marvel's Black Widow movie, which hasn't even been announced or confirmed yet, continues to add to its cast. Following the news last week that Rachel Weisz and David Harbour would join Scarlett Johansson in the film, The Hollywood Reporter confirms that The Handmaid's Tale actor O-T Fagbenle is joining the superhero movie.

Florence Pugh, who starred in Fighting With My Family alongside The Rock and will be seen next in the eerie pagan movie Midsommar, is also set to appear in Black Widow.

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Australian director Cate Shortland is said to be directing the Black Widow movie off a script by Jac Schaeffer. It's expected the movie will focus on Johannson's Natasha Romanoff, who started her career as a KGB assassin before joining the Avengers.

The Black Widow movie is reportedly scheduled to start filming this June in London.

As mentioned, the film has not been announced or confirmed yet. In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live this week, Johansson dodged a question about the movie, while Robert Downey Jr. sounded seemed baffled by how Marvel has yet to confirm the movie.

The next big Marvel movie is Avengers: Endgame, which comes to theatres on April 26. It's the final movie in the MCU Phase 3; Phase 4 details are expected to be revealed after Spider-Man: Far From Home comes out in July.

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