Florence Pugh is about to hitch the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the Section 4-launching Black Widow film, the Girl Macbeth and Preventing With My Household actress set to tackle the position of Yelena Belova, sister-figure to Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff and a fellow spy from the Black Widow Program.
Within the comics, Yelena succeeds Natasha because the second Black Widow, and the expectation amongst followers is that Pugh’s character might nicely comply with that very same trajectory within the MCU following Black Widow’s loss of life in Avengers: Endgame, with director Cate Shortland even hinting at a “passing of the baton” within the upcoming solo movie.
Effectively, if that is so, it appears we might have some indication as to the place Yelena will pop up subsequent, as a hearsay from The Direct claims that Pugh is about to seem in Marvel’s Disney+ sequence Hawkeye, which has simply began manufacturing this week. In the meantime, leisure YouTuber Grace Randolph claims that Pugh is certainly going to characteristic within the Hawkeye sequence however will first return for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier – probably explaining why the sequence stays with no premiere date, as Black Widow must arrive first.
As but, these stories are unconfirmed, however given Hawkeye’s historical past with Natasha, it could definitely make sense for Clint to cross paths with Yelena – and maybe present her with an introduction to the remainder of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in some unspecified time in the future additional down the road?
In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker components of her ledger when a harmful conspiracy with ties to her previous arises. Pursued by a drive that may cease at nothing to carry her down, Natasha should cope with her historical past as a spy and the damaged relationships left in her wake lengthy earlier than she turned an Avenger.
Black Widow is being directed by Cate Shortland (Lore) and sees Scarlett Johansson reprising her position as Natasha Romanoff alongside Florence Pugh (Preventing With My Household) as Yelena Belova, O-T Fagbenle (The Handmaid’s Story) as Mason, David Harbour (Stranger Issues) as Alexei Shostakov/Crimson Guardian, Rachel Weisz (The Favorite) as Melina Vostokoff/Iron Maiden, Ray Winstone (Attractive Beast) as Dreykov and Olivier Richters (The King’s Man) in an as-yet-unrevealed position.
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