Today, Marvel Studios has finally released the teaser trailer for their upcoming film Black Widow. The movie features Scarlett Johansson reprising her role as Natasha Romanoff aka the Black Widow in a standalone film, 10 years after the character’s onscreen debut in Iron Man 2. Now, Black Widow will feature Natasha all on her own, where she will have to come face-to-face with her past like her “family.” Natasha’s family will consist of other iconic comic characters such as Yelena Belova the second Black Widow, and Alexei Shostakov the Red Guardian. Yelena Belova will be portrayed by Florence Pugh whose breakout role consists of the WWE film, Fighting with My Family, starring as WWE Superstar Paige. Whereas, the Red Guardian will be portrayed by Stranger Things and Hellboy star, David Harbour. In addition, Natasha’s family will feature Rachel Weisz as another Black Widow and former trainer of the Red Room program. Furthermore, one of the main villains in the film is confirmed to be the Taskmaster. Below is the official teaser trailer for the film:
Now besides the main cast, the film will also feature appearances by Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/ Iron Man, and William Hurt as General Thaddeus Ross. Marvel Studios’ Black Widow is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 1, 2020.