New Black Widow trailer from Marvel trumpets July 9 release
Black Widow marks the first standalone movie for Johansson's character and opens Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It also stars Florence Pugh as fellow assassin/sister Yelena Belova. David Harbour plays the fatherly character Alexei Shostakov, also known as the Red Guardian, and Rachel Weisz is his wife, Melina. Set after the events of 2016's Captain America: Civil War, Black Widow pits Romanoff against supervillain Taskmaster.
The movie is just one of many delayed by the coronavirus pandemic since March of last year. The new clip wraps up by touting the July 9 release date and says, "Experience it in theaters or order it on Disney Plus Premier Access (additional fee required)." Cate Shortland directs Black Widow, making her the first female director Marvel has hired to single-handedly helm a feature-length, live-action film.
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