“The Departed” star Ray Winstone has joined Marvel’s “Black Widow” standalone movie, sources tell Variety.
“Stranger Things'” David Harbour and “Midsommar’s” Florence Pugh are also on board to star alongside Scarlett Johansson. Cate Shortland has signed on to direct from Jac Schaeffer’s script, with Kevin Feige producing.
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Marvel had no comment on the casting. The film is currently in production in London.
Plot details for the standalone “Black Widow” pic are unknown, though it’s expected to follow Marvel’s other films that focus on a single hero as an origin tale. Winstone’s role in the film is also unknown.
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Since Johansson first appeared as Black Widow in 2010’s “Iron Man 2” and with the more recent...