She was the OG female Avenger until the appearances of Nebula, Gamora, Shuri and the other ladies that unofficially joined the ranks of the Avengers. Though, Black Widow will always be in our hearts as our fave. Now, she’s getting her own movie with 2020’s Black Widow film.
Directed by Cate Shortland, Black Widow will focus on the events of Natasha’s life between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. The film will detail parts of Nat’s life that we didn’t know before, including her previous life in Russia.
Not much is known about the plot but it’s great to finally see Nat get the film we’ve asked for! The film sees Scarlett Johannson return as Natasha Romanov despite the character’s tragic death in Avengers: Endgame. This won’t be a traditional origin story, but more like a detailed backstory to how Natasha’s persona came to be.
The movie will also feature Stranger Things star David Harbour, The Mummy‘s Rachel Weisz, and Florence Pugh. Black Widow will be the second female-oriented Marvel film after Captain Marvel. There’s also not much much we know about cameos from Widow’s fellow Avengers. It’s possible we could see Clint as he mentions something that goes down in Budapest. This ultimately is a massive talking point as it becomes a running gag between best buds, Clint and Nat.
We’re looking forward to seeing Black Widow’s past and how she came to be the character we love. This is going to be one hell of a film! We cannot be more excited for it to be released. Talk about the perfect way to bring about the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase Four. We need more kickass lady Avenger movies! Give them to us now!
Black Widow kicks its way into cinemas in May 2020 almost six months before The Eternals drops into cinemas.
They’re best friends in the MCU, but what is with the countless mentions of Budapest we keep hearing from Natasha and Clint and does it have anything to do with a hookup? Their friendship was tragic as they were each other’s family. She served as an honorary aunt to his three children, even becoming a partial namesake for his youngest son. Yep, we’re talking about the friendship between Natasha Romanov and Clint Barton. Clint’s kids with wife Laura call Natasha ‘Auntie Nat’ and Romanov is close to the family. In Age of Ultron, we discover Laura is pregnant with her and Clint’s third child. She gives birth to Nathaniel Pietro Barton after Ultron’s defeat. The Bartons agreed to name their child Natasha if Nate turned out to be a girl. This prompted a joke between Nat and Laura when Missus B reveals “Little Natasha” will be “Nathaniel” instead. The former Russian spy jokingly calls her unborn honorary nephew a traitor. Also, the littlest Barton got given the middle name Pietro after the man who saved Clint’s life. However, this isn’t about the Barton/Romanov bond. It’s about a possible Clintasha hook up during their time in Budapest. The Budapest Incident It’s unclear what the Budapest incident is, as nothing has been said officially. According to the first Avengers movie and the MCU fandom site, something went down with Nat claiming, “It’s like Budapest all over again.” Clint then quips, “You and I remember Budapest very differently.” Nat and Clint would sacrifice themselves for the other. Romanoff died to retrieve the soul stone. Watching Clint look down to see his best friend dead is gut-wrenching. Imagine what he told his kids when he got them back. Lila and Cooper would’ve understood, but Nate wouldn’t have. A Potential Hook Up May Happen In The Story Given that Clint is a married man and Nat is basically his sister in all but blood. It might’ve happened but they never to mention the moment. They don’t want to ruin their relationship. We doubt this would happen in the grand scheme of the characters. Sorry, Clintasha shippers, your ship has sunk. Scarlett Johansson hinted at San Diego Comic Con of a few surprises in the Black Widow film. Clint hasn’t been confirmed to appear, but anything’s possible. One setting for Black Widow will be Budapest. The country received a mention in Captain Marvel. Whether a fling is what they’re talking about is anyone’s guess. Perhaps, Natasha seduces her pal, not knowing he’s married. Clint is observant and pretty grounded. That means he’s not stupid enough to let some random woman take advantage of him. No matter what, we will not hold that against them. Conclusion Whatever happens, we’ll love it. Natasha is such a beloved character that we don’t care how they write her story. We just want to see her on the big screen one last time to help us recover from her devastating death in Avengers: Endgame. What would’ve been nice to see is a Clint and Natasha solo movie where they go on an adventure and develop the bond we’ve seen on screen before. Nat’s final big-screen outing will leave us spellbound and wanting to see our favorite assassin again. Black Widow will be released in early 2020, it stars Scarlett Johansson reprising her role as Natasha Romanov/Black Widow, Rachel Weisz, and David Harbour. The film will be directed by Australian director Cate Shortland. Do you think the Budapest incident was a fling or something else? Be sure to share your opinions below and vote in the poll above! Want more MCU content? Subscribe to the blog and click the notification bell to alerted when new content is posted.