In 2014, Variety reported that Marvel Studios had a Black Widow film in development, but that the company put a hold on it in October of that year to focus on the recently announced Captain Marvel. At a time when we're discussing the patriarchy and pay gap that exists in Hollywood nearly every other day, a character like Black Widow played by an actor such as Johansson being put on the back burner fees particularly egregious, in some ways. In 2013, when asked whether the Marvel Cinematic Universe would produce a solo film for a female superhero soon, president Kevin Feige said that Marvel was not now planning to, but it was possible.
The Black Widow standalone film will be Johansson's eighth film as the character.
Not too long ago, there was a time when an executive supposedly vetoed any Black Widow toys for Avengers:Age of Ultron due to the prominent misconception that girls do not buy superhero toys. And finally, her standalone film could be moving forward.
There has been a lot of speculation about whether Marvel will be wandering into R-rated territory anytime soon, particularly after Sony's Tom Hardy-led Venom project and the Deadpool franchise. Hathaway is also set to star in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" remake "Nasty Woman" written by Schaeffer.
"Of the characters [in Captain America: Civil War] I would say certainly the one creatively and emotionally that we are mostcommitting to doing is Black Widow", Feige told Deadline at the time. According to The Wrap, Marvel Studios has hired Blacklist screenwriter Jac Schaeffer to write a script for the project, which would become only Marvel's second female-led stand-alone.
If the first Avengers: Infinity War trailer gave you chills - and let's be honest, if the action didn't do it, then Chris Evans beard probably did the trick! - you're going to freak out over this news.
A martial arts and weapons expert and world class athlete, she defected to the United States and became an agent of SHIELD. Schaefferalso wrote the recent Olaf's Frozen Adventure short which premiered in front of Pixar's Coco.
All in all, the most exciting thing here is that Black Widow may be getting a new movie!
From Patricia's perspective, the Giants should appeal in the sense that they have Eli Manning and a high first-round pick. According to King , Patricia may be the No. 1 target of the Lions but he prefers the New York Giants .
Scarbrough has dealt with a number of injuries during his career, which has seen him rush for 1,512 yards in three seasons. Alabama players talk about winning a fifth national title in nine years under Nick Saban.
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According to Eurogamer , the Pokemon GO will no longer have support for iPhone 5 and 5C beginning on 28th February. If your iPhone is not capable of running iOS 11 , you'll have to quit playing Pokemon GO until you get a new phone.
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Harding made an appearance at the Golden Globes on Sunday night to support the film, which was nominated for three awards. I, Tonya follows the true story of Harding, who grew up with an abusive mother and became the wife of an abusive husband.
A White House official said staffers had consulted with Trump after his initial tweets opposing the administration's stance. But there's just one problem - the Trump administration actually staunchly supports the FISA bill.
The Oakland Raiders officially named Jon Gruden their head coach on Sunday, and on Tuesday, held an introductory press conference. Cowboys special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia will be allowed out of his contract to join Gruden, per Rapoport.
Dish Adding Google Assistant Capabilities
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Ecuador gives nationality to Wikileaks' Assange
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Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux
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Four-Year-Old Boy Dies From The Flu In Ohio
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Harvey Weinstein Attacked at Restaurant in Scottsdale
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Mother, boyfriend sought in torture, murder of girl, 4
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