The actor came under fire for saying she “should be allowed to play any person, or any tree, or any animal.”
How do you solve a problem like Scarlett Johansson?Read More
Black Widow may still be a bit of a mystery to us all but now we're a step closer to knowing exactly when the movie takes place.Read More
I mean, look, if I didn't already love Carol Danvers and Natasha Romanoff before, tonight certainly helped. As all the stars came out for the premiere of Avengers: Endgame, Brie Larson and Scarlett Johansson decided to put Thanos in his place a bit—or, basically, they had some jewelry I need in my possession like yesterday.Read More
It's not surprising that Black Widow could be poised to be Marvel Studios' first R-rated superhero feature. But a rumored reason for why Black Widow will be the test case sets my teeth on edge.Read More
A new level of tech terror for your day.
"The fact is that trying to protect yourself from the internet and its depravity is basically a lost cause, for the most part."Read More
Actress Scarlett Johansson will, reportedly, be paid $15 million for her upcoming 'Black Widow' movie, putting her on the same level as the Chrises of Marvel.Read More
Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. wrote about the dangers of removing Scarlett Johansson from Rub & Tug comparing it to the incident going on with James Gunn saying that the LGBTQ community " have made it nearly impossible to get made films like Brokeback Mountain and Dallas Buyers Club" made. Cool cool cool. Tell me more about how the gays ruined it for themselves.Read More
After being dragged by every corner of the sensible internet, Scarlett Johansson has finally left the Rub & Tug film, in which she would have been portraying a trans man.Read More
An article about Johansson's controversial casting by a conservative writer published on Business Insider was deleted—but the Internet never forgets.Read More
Just replace them all with Christopher Plummer.
City of stars: are you shining just for garbage people? As the #MeToo Movement continues calling out abuse in the industry, there are many actors who (by virtue of their fame, connections and box office draw) remain highly in demand.Read More
Also, a reeducation from trans actors.
Following the announcement that Scarlett Johansson would be playing Dante "Tex" Gill in a biopic about the trans man's life, the internet went into full #ScarlettJohanssonIsOverParty mode, and responded the only way it knows how: with memes and gifs and general mockery.Read More
Scarlett Johansson Has a Characteristically Bullshit Response to the Backlash of Her Playing a Trans Character
Scarlett Johansson says to contact the reps for Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto, and Felicity Huffman if you have a problem with her playing a trans role. As if we didn't already do that.Read More
The Met Gala was filled with looks. Some amazingly iconic like Lena Waithe and with others ... an attempt was made. However, one of the most controversial dresses was worn by the Black Widow herself, Scarlett Johansson who arrived wearing a red Marchesa gown.Read More
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)Read More
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.Read More
"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?Read More
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.Read More
"I want my pin back."
These speeches from Viola Davis, Whoopi Goldberg, Halsey, Scarlett Johansson, and Natalie Portman are an excellent reminder of everything we've gained by speaking out—and how much further we have to go to ensure those benefits reach every woman.Read More
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.Read More
Writer and producer Craig Kyle snapped a quick photo of the women of the MCU, reminding us that Marvel already has more than enough starpower on hand to tell female-led superhero stories. (So why won't they?)Read More