It’s kind of unbelievable that it took this long to get a Black Widow movie. The Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero has been around since
All that said, I’m happy Natasha Romanoff is finally getting her chance to shine. And I’m glad she gets to do so with the backup of another awesome new female character, Yelena Belova, played by the delightful Florence Pugh. Disney unveiled a new
Here’s the official synopsis from Disney.
Natasha Romanoff a.k.a. Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued 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 left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
A press release for the film also reminds us that
Luckily, the new trailer plays a highlight reel of the character before jumping into the film’s main events. Those events include flashbacks that feature her “sister” Yelena, and her adoptive parental figures Alexei Shostakov (David Harbour) and Melina Vostokoff (Rachel Weisz). It looks like we’re finally going to really dig into her past in exciting, revelatory ways. I can’t wait to see how it comes together.