After the events of Avengers: Endgame, the entire fanbase was left wondering what the future Marvel holds for Black Widow. The character was briefly explored in the previous movies, and the audience got a peek into her history in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ The peek was enough to get the curious minds of the audience flowing. Fans that followed the comics already had the idea, but after the depiction of Endgame, the fans were anticipating a cinematic rendition.
Black widow was first expected to release in 2020, but the date got pushed due to Covid-19 to May 2021 but then was finally pushed to July of 2021 when it finally got released. The movie was released in theatres and on the streaming platform Disney+ premier access.
The story revolves around the backstory of Black Widow, the role of which is played by the Academy Award-nominated actress Scarlett Johansson. Black widow, in the movie, has to reconnect with her old past before becoming an avenger, including her broken relations. Her past also brings along a dark conspiracy as the foe ‘Taskmaster,’ who can learn any fighting technique.
The long-awaited nature of the movie and the supervillain recognition of the Taskmaster has made Black Widow a Box Office super hit, with the revenue of the movie hitting over $80 million in just the first weekend. Directed by Cate Shortland, Black Widow is the first solo movie that the character of Black Widow has received. Here are all the details to know about the movie before watching it.
When does the story take place in the universe?
The events of Black Widow take place just after the events of ‘Captain America Civil war’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’
Who are the significant characters introduced in the movie?
The most significant characters that played a role in the movie were ‘Red Guardian,’ played by David Harbour, and ‘Taskmaster’ played by Olga Kurylenko.
Who is the villain in the movie?
The villain in this movie is the Taskmaster, who can learn any combat technique by just watching it.
Black Widow has been a new entry in Phase-4 of the Marvel Cinematic universe and offered a fresh storyline that the fans deserved. Despite a large percentage of the audience being disappointed by the rendition of the Taskmaster, it continues to rise in the global Box Office as one of the most successful movie openings in North America.