First ‘Black Widow’ Footage Finds Scarlett Johansson’s MCU Hero Back in Budapest

Collider | 7/20/2019 | Haleigh Foutch
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As usual, Marvel Studios went all the way the **** out for their Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con, trotting out a pantheon of stars including cast members from their newly revealed slate that includes The Eternals, Thor: Love and Thunder, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. But first, audiences will get the long-awaited Black Widow standalone film and though filming only recently kicked off, Marvel brought out some footage for fans to see.

Director Cate Shortland, and cast members Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O.T. Fagbenle, and Rachel Weisz took the stage, teasing a film that would offer new insight into the fan-favorite character. “In this film we get to understand her past and put the pieces of herself together and come out a whole person,” Shortland said. But the cast and filmmakers kept it brief, letting the footage do the talking for them.

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The Black Widow footage kicked off with a character reel, showcasing her highlight moments from “The Infinity Saga” (which is what Marvel now calls the MCU movies from Iron Man to Endgame). We hear her emotional exchange, “I used to have nothing and then I got this job… this family. I was better because of it.” Natasha’s heroic moments flash across the screen and we land on her Civil War chat with Tony. “Must be hard to shake the double agent thing,” he says. “They’re coming to you.”

Then the screen cuts to exactly what Marvel fans have been waiting to see since the first Avengers: Budapest. We see Natasha walking through the European city streets, into a building where she boards an elevator and pulls a gun from her bag. When she reaches her floor, she walks through the doors gun blazing, shouting, “I know you’re up there!” Waiting for her is Yelena...
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