Marvel is Finally Considering A Solo Black Widow Movie

Ever since Natasha Romanoff showed up in Iron Man 2, fans have fervently demanded Marvel to make a Black Widow standalone movie, but the studio has always been quick to brush the Scarlet Johansson's character aside...until now, by saying that they're committed to making a Black Widow film.

Speaking to Deadline during a Q&A for Civil War, Kevin Feige was asked about potential for films starring heroes only seen in team-up movies like Black Widow and Hawkeye, but instead of the usual response that some Marvel characters are best suited to team-based films rather than solo stories, Feige said:

"We've announced the next nine movies, ten counting Civil War, through the end of 2019. Where we go beyond that are ongoing discussions that we'll focus on in the next few years because we have a lot to do before then. Of the characters that you've just mentioned I would say certainly the one creatively and emotionally that we are most committing to doing is Black Widow.
We think she's an amazing character. We think Scarlett Johansson's portrayal of her is amazing. She's a lead Avenger and has amazing stories in her own right to tell that we think would be fun to turn into a standalone franchise."

Note that Feige didn't say that they're making the film; he only said that after the current slate of films coming over the next three years, Marvel is seriously considering a Black Widow film, but since there's no release date or confirmation, Marvel hasn't "committed" yet.

At the meantime, see Black Widow kick ass in Captain America: Civil War, which is now showing in theaters.

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