Black Widow is an American superhero film. It is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film will be the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is directed by Cate Shortland from a screenplay by Eric Pearson. The film is set after the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016). Natasha Romanoff finds herself alone and is forced to confront a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past. Ramanoff must tackle her past as a spy and the broken relationships she left behind long before she became an Avenger. The film released this month and received a lot of love from critics and fans.
- Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
- Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova / Black Widow
- David Harbour as Alexie Shostakov / Red Guardian
- O-T Fagbenle as Rick Mason
- William Hunt as Thaddeus Ross
- Ray Winston as Dreykov
- Rachel Weisz as Melina Vostokoff / Black Widow
The film revealed that Olga Kurylenko, who is best known for portraying Camille in the James Bond movie Quantum of Solace, played the Taskmaster. It was not revealed who the Taskmaster would be until one sees the movie. It was a big surprise for the audience. Olga Kurylenko was not the one everyone was expecting as the Taskmaster, so when the mask came off everyone was surprised. The third act of the movie involves the unmasking of the Taskmaster. Kurylenko spoke with ComicBook. com about the unmasking both in the movie and to the fans worldwide. She said that she knows that it does not fit the movie, but the decision was not her own. However, she is pleased that the decision was made and she gets to play the character. She said that it should not matter whether the Taskmaster is male or female. The character is strong and can be portrayed by any gender. It is about one’s capabilities, what one can do, how well one can do what one is supposed to do. And is one is very good at doing it then it really does not matter who the person is. She sais that the character is cool and complex at the same time which is exciting. While talking about the future of her character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kurylenko said that there are many possibilities about the future of the character and this is what makes the character even more interesting.