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.Read More
We've certainly been keeping an eye on what's going on with the Scarlett Johansson-led, live action Ghost in the Shell adaptation, and now Paramount has finally pulled back the curtain on some actual footage from the movie—in tiny, roughly ten-second increments.Read More
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.Read More
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.)Read More
That's a headline I'm almost surprised to read (much less type), but it's happening and I'm pretty darn delighted about it. Scarlett Johansson and Ilana Glazer will be starring in a comedy film together, along with Kate McKinnon and Jillian Bell.Read More
Fandango Poll: Marvel Movie Fans Want Black Widow Solo Movie
We already knew the answer to this one. Movie ticketing site Fandango, at the behest of USA Today, posed a simple question to fans who bought tickets to see Captain America: Civil War: Which Avenger should get their own solo movie? The results almost made asking the question in the first place kind of silly (sillier […]Read More
Hollywood has no idea what to do with Asian people. And, given the fact that Hollywood often serves as a reflection of contemporary culture, this is a major problem.Read More
AKA Ghost in the Shell: Whitewashing Complex
This morning, Deadline shared a first peek at Scarlett Johansson as the lead in the upcoming live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. As we've said many, many, many times before, this is a casting decision that we are incredibly unhappy with.Read More
Several actresses have already vocalized their personal struggles in dealing with discrepancies between the salary they received and that of their male co-stars', such as Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams--but in regards to sharing her own experience, ScarJo says she doesn't feel comfortable with it.Read More
See what I did there?
We've been excited about what we've seen so far promoting the next offering from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: Civil War. However, there is something that we were wondering about...where are all the awesome ladies? This featurette, called "In Good Company," gives Black Widow, Scarlet Witch, and Sharon Carter the attention they deserve!Read More
Just in case you didn't feel terrified about the future yet, this lifelike robot that looks eerily similar to Scarlett Johansson has arrived to give you a case of the heebie-jeebies.Read More
We haven't quite reached critical media blitz mass on Captain America: Civil War just yet with its release still a few months away in May, but we're getting there. Now, we've got a new look behind the scenes of the upcoming superhero crossover epic that will also manage to still be a Captain America movie.Read More
Curiouser and curiouser!
Performed by Scarlett Johansson (as directed by her sister, Vanessa Johansson), Audible's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is out today.Read More
Which fan-fictions will you be reading this Valentine's Day? If you're anything like the respondents on a recent superhero-themed Fandango survey, you'd like to imagine yourself on a date with Thor and/or Natasha.Read More
4 out of 5 stars.
A new golden age of TV is upon us, the influence is clearly being felt in contemporary movies, and Hail, Caesar!, a clever and entertaining but ultimately light and somewhat insignificant parody about a single day at a movie studio, feels more like an introduction to a potentially great TV series—almost like a parody series in the spirit of Boardwalk Empire or Mad Men more than it is a stand-alone film.Read More
According to Variety, the Scarlet Johansson-starring Ghost in the Shell adaptation has "shifted from Disney to Paramount," and has a release date of March 13th, 2017.Read More
As long as we stay within the realm of hypotheticals, it seems like a lot of folks on the MCU creative team are on board with the idea of a Black Widow movie.Read More
Or should she?
In the comments about our piece on Clark Gregg talking about the need for a Black Widow movie, one of our readers brought up the possibility of a Netflix show for Black Widow, saying that it would be awesome for Natasha to get the same amazing solo treatment as Jessica Jones or Daredevil. My immediate first thought was OMG, that would be amazing! But then I had some second thoughts.Read More
Optimist Clark Gregg Still Holding Out Hope for a Black Widow Movie, Says “She’s Too Valuable” to Waste
"It seems like it would be tragic, it would be a waste."
In an interview with Digital Spy, Clark Gregg argued that it would be "tragic" if Scarlett Johansson's character was permanently kept to the sidelines in MCU supporting roles.Read More
Natasha Romanov has been through a lot—and it's up to Scarlett Johansson to figure out what might go through Black Widow's mind during every one of the high-stakes moments she goes up against in the Marvel movies, past and future. In an EW interview, which Johansson jokingly dubbed a "therapy session," she delved deep into her own interpretations of her character's motivations.Read More