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Unpopular Opinion Time: We Don’t Need a Black Widow Movie—at Least Not Anymore

After what seems like an eternity, Marvel is finally making some serious moves towards finally giving Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff a stand-alone film to which my response is...about time I guess.

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Marvel Meets With Female Directors for Black Widow Standalone Film

Is Marvel finally ready to give Black Widow her own film? Because we've been ready.

In the wake of Avengers: Infinity War's box office domination, Marvel finally seems ready to pull the trigger on Black Widow standalone feature. The studio has been interviewing female directors for the project, with Deniz Gamze Erguven (Mustang), Chloe Zhao (The Rider) and Amma Asante (A United Kingdom) are among the women considered, as areMaggie Betts (Novitiate) and Angela Robinson (Professor Marston and the Wonder Women)

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Wait, Did Chris Evans Confirm That a Black Widow Movie Is Coming?

Marvel keeps a tight lid on its secrets, but it seems like Captain America himself may have just let one slip. In a recent interview, Chris Evans was discussing the unstoppable nature of the Marvel machine in relation to Black Panther's success and future projects, and "Black Widow" was one of the names he casually rattled off.

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What Should the “Big Idea” of the Black Widow Movie Be?

Marvel has finally commissioned a script for a solo Black Widow movie! After Thor: Ragnarok and Black Panther both addressed such big ideas and themes, I started to wonder: what "big idea" should a Black Widow movie tackle?

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Let’s Talk About the New Avengers: Infinity War TV Spot Now That I’ve Watched It 500 Times

The Super Bowl gave us eagles fighting patriots like a dystopian vision of the America we're headed towards, but it also gave us so much more: actual new glimpses of Infinity War—life-giving trickles of superhero-infused water in our vast desert of what we actually know about Infinity War.

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It’s 100 Days Until Avengers: Infinity War—Here’s What We Know so Far

We're still mostly in the dark.

Marvel kicked off an official 100-day countdown until the debut of Avengers: Infinity War, a movie that we know vanishingly little about except that every movie star in the universe is starring in it.

Here's what we do know.

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Red Sparrow’s Director Doesn’t Get the Black Widow Comparisons

"It's not gadgety."

Red Sparrows are "a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people ... to use their bodies and minds as weapons." As for Lawrence's character, Dominika Egorova, "After enduring the perverse and sadistic training process, she emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow the program has ever produced."Gee, I wonder why so many people have been making connections to Black Widow?

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There Are Some New Salary and Release Date Rumors for the Black Widow Solo Movie

According to reports that originated with the Daily Mail—so file them all into the "hm, maybe" pile—Scarlett Johansson has signed a $25 million contract for a Black Widow solo film that Marvel wants to release by 2020.

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Scar-Jo Shares Her Thoughts on a Black Widow Movie

Now that it seems like a "Black Widow" movie is more and more of a possibility rather than just the wish of female fans looking for some representation, Scarlett Johansson has been sharing her ideas on what that would look like.

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Marvel Hires Writer for Black Widow Movie They Should’ve Made Years Ago

I wonder what has finally motived Marvel to action on making a Black Widow standalone movie. Studio President Kevin Feige has always said he's open to the idea, but what else has changed to result in Marvel finally hiring a writer? Could it be that Wonder Woman took the world by storm this summer? Is it how much effort you have to put in to not see the upcoming Red Sparrow movie as another studio stealing their thunder?

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Fandom Is in a Glorious Meltdown Over the Infinity War Trailer

While many people on planet Earth were psyched to see the official Avengers: Infinity War trailer go up, for a segment of the population with a deep emotional attachment to these characters and their world, today has been like Christmas morning mixed with Ragnarok.

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Stan Lee Toys With Our Emotions About a Black Widow Movie

Stan, please. I'm weak.

Stan Lee is both a savior and a supervillain to me today after he seemingly confirmed that we'll get a Black Widow standalone movie—eventually.

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Red Sparrow Trailer Makes It Look Like a Blatant Black Widow Rip-Off

Oh hey! We're finally getting a Black Widow movie! Only it stars Jennifer Lawrence as an elite Russian assassin and it's called Red Sparrow instead of Black Widow and Scarlett Johansson should be calling her agent and maybe her lawyers.

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Giveaway: Black Widow: Red Vengeance & Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl!

Mary Suevians, we've got a giveaway prize pack that's right up your alley. To celebrate last week's release of Black Widow: Red Vengeance, we're giving away a copy of the new book, as well as Black Widow: Forever Red to catch you up in case you're behind on your reading!

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Scarlett Johansson Still Talking to Marvel About a Black Widow Movie, and She’s Got Some Ideas

And we'd watch any and all of them.

Scarlett Johansson is in the current "Power of Women" issue of Variety, not only because of her Hollywood clout, but because of her work with Planned Parenthood. And of course, she was asked for her take on what a Black Widow movie should be.

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Does the Toy Industry Really Get Why We Keep Asking for Equal Representation in Merchandise?

The reason we're getting equal representation in movie merch and toys matters almost as much as getting it at all.

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Surviving on Table Scraps: When Will Women Control Their Own Stories in Hollywood?

The longer we wait, the hungrier we get.

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The Red Ledger: 3 MCU Moments That Highlight Black Widow’s Nuance and Badassery

Black Widow is a needed shot of estrogen in a male-dominated comics landscape, unique in many ways because she is a woman; she is able to use her her femininity and the stereotypes people expect of women to her advantage, and as a result, is an example of a feminism that can exploit from inside an established, patriarchal system. She plays the game better than anyone, because she has had little to no choice.

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Things We Saw Today: Beetlejuice Comes to Broadway

But only if you say his name three times first.

Beetlejuice may not be returning in the form of a sequel any time soon (even though we keep asking Winona Ryder about it), but the musical will be coming to Broadway for the 2018-2019 theater season. Warner Brothers will be producing and Alex Timbers will direct.

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Joss Whedon Said He’d Direct a Black Widow Movie If Asked. But … Are We Asking?

The Black Widow solo movie is still firmly in the realm of the hypothetical. But if, hypothetically, anyone asked Joss Whedon to direct it ... he would say yes. (But no one asked him. Like. No one.)

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