Standalone 'Black Widow' Movie Finally Gets The Go-Ahead

“Black Widow” Film Enlists Screenwriter Jac Schaeffer

Variety reports that Marvel's Kevin Feige met with several screenwriters before tapping Jac Schaeffer, whose credits include the 2009 fantasy-romance TiMER and the Frozen short "Olaf's Frozen Adventure", to work on a proposed Black Widow movie. Hathaway also "tapped" Schaeffer to write her Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake, Nasty Women.

Johansson debuted as the Black Widow in 2010's Iron Man 2, and her character has since continued to star in two Avengers films, two Captain America films, and a much-anticipated third Avengers on the way this spring. The deadly Russian spy turned superhero first appeared in Iron Man 2 and has since become a leader of The Avengers, all the way up to and including Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4, out this year and next.

For all the great things that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has accomplished, it has to sting Disney just a bit that Warner Bros. beat it to the punch with a critically acclaimed, financially successful female-led superhero movie like Wonder Woman.

Yep, after years of elite foreign intelligence training, martial arts moves and even a few ballerina poses once in a while, Black Widow still hasn't been given her own movie - and we're not too happy about it. However, considering that they have hired a scriptwriter for the standalone film, fans are taking it as a sign that Marvel is dedicated to bringing "Black Widow" to theaters.

New Black Panther Trailer Premiered During National Championship
The trailer received prime-time billing during the half-time of the College Football Playoff National Championship game. You can buy tickets for the movie now . "I want your weapons, your secrets".

You can click right here for more on Black Widow if interested.

However, I think the underlying sexism of Marvel, or rather the presumption of sexism Marvel have on their audience, is only part of the story. But at least we're going to get to see her in her own movie.

"She's got a really rich origins story", she previously told Variety. Securing a writer is a seriously promising step regardless, since it's the most that Marvel has ever done in terms of pushing a solo film forward. Back in 2016, Feige ignited hope that a Black Widow solo film might one day be a reality, saying it's "certainly the one creatively and emotionally [they] are most committing to doing".



Latest news

Vuzix and Amazon Partner To Bring Augmented Reality Glasses with Alexa Support
Dish equipment including Dish's Hopper, Joey and Wally set-top boxes can already be controlled via Amazon Alexa . Google will then provide the logic for the smart screens with the incorporation of Google Assistant.

Krrish 4 Release Date Announced: To Premiere On Christmas 2020
He played dual role in the previous two instalments as father Rohit Mehra and his son and alter ego, Krishna aka Krrish . As Hrithik Roshan turns a year older, fans of the actor took to Twitter to celebrate his birthday with a special video .

Millie Bobby Brown Is Set To Play Sherlock Holmes' Sister Enola Holmes
That story established a fourteen-year old Enola as a very good detective in the shadow of her two famous older brothers. The character of Enola was created by award-nominated author Nancy Springer in 2006.

Secret Zuma Satellite Rumored to Be Lost
Whether the Falcon 9 Zuma mission failed or not, SpaceX is now setting its sights on the Falcon Heavy debut launch. The secretive nature of the Zuma payload makes reliable details about the mission hard to come by or verify.

West Ham considering Coquelin & Elneny
The 26-year-old prepares to move to Spain after rejecting interest from Premier League clubs West Ham United and Crystal Palace . The 26-year-old is a target for West Ham too but David Moyes fears the former U21 global prefers a move to over staying in.

Winter storm watch issued for OH from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning
The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . Temperatures will plummet into the single digits and teens late tonight which may cause a flash freeze on area roadways.

Cherokee Nation makes Martin Luther King Jr. Day an official tribal holiday
The legislation expands the boundaries of the former Martin Luther King Jr. "There will be artistic interpretations of one of Dr. King's quotes performed by multiple students in the areas of poetry, music, dance, and art".

Donald Trump: I could beat Oprah in presidential election
Three months ago, Winfrey made it clear she had no political ambitions during an October appearance on CBS This Morning . It is not the first time that Winfrey's name has been associated with a White House .

Overwatch Gets New Skins Today; Marks The Start of A New League
For those wondering, that's a new skin for all 26 Overwatch heroes for each of the 12 Overwatch League teams. This two-year deal, which encompasses the entirety of the league's first two seasons, makes that a reality.

John Dickerson replacing Charlie Rose at 'CBS This Morning'
But with " CBS This Morning ", the network is in a better competitive position against " Today " and "GMA" than ever before. Dickerson joined CBS News in April 2009 as an analyst and contributor to all of the network's broadcasts and platforms.

Jon Gruden never wanted to leave Oakland Raiders; now he is back
I haven't won a game since 2008. "I just want to say there's really four major reasons why I'm here coaching today, " Gruden said. Cowboys special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia will be allowed out of his contract to join Gruden, per Rapoport.

Democrats force Senate vote on net neutrality repeal
It does have the right to weigh in on the matter to protect the interests of its members who are directly affected by the decision.

Cong welcomes SC decision to revisit gay sex law
Welcoming the decision, All India Mahila Congress President Sushmita Dev said, "Congress welcomes Supreme Court's decision". The court said, "The determination of the order of nature is not a constant phenomenon".

Oprah 2020? People Are Asking After Golden Globes Speech
As a young Black woman in Alabama in 1944, she suffered a horrific, hate-motivated sexual assault that was never solved. I trust her not to engage in daily Twitter screeds and insults; I trust that she will take the job seriously".

Timberlake announces 2 South Florida shows for 'Man of the Woods' tour
Timberlake's tour itinerary lists multiple Florida stops including an appearance at Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena on May 18th. His last tour, in 2013-14, was called " The 20/20 Experience ", and it sold out arenas all over the world.

Other news