She was babysitter to Iron Man, saviour to Hawkeye and a friend in need to Captain America. She was also the Hulk-whisperer. Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow spent almost a decade in the Marvel Cinematic Universe helping her fellow Avengers and as a key plot device in six movies. Then, in Avengers: Endgame (2019), she made the ultimate sacrifice.
While her death made fans emotional, Marvel had the perfect farewell planned—her long-overdue solo movie. It was odd, the lead being dead and all. But, the studio knew that fans would pay to see Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow one last time. The character’s well-established fighting skills and a touch of CGI would be enough to ensure the movie’s success. Add to that the intrigue around the super spy/ assassin’s life before she became an Avenger, and the ghosts of her dark past, and it could turn into something special.
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