Scarlett Johansson will reprise her role as Black Widow in the next installment of the Captain America franchise.
Captain America: Civil War will be the third in the wildly popular, and awesome, series. The plot will center around a proposed law for superhero registration.
Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors of Civil War, confirmed Scarlett Johansson‘s reappearance, as well as those of Chris Evans (Captian America), Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), and Robert Downey, Jr. in his role as Iron Man.
‘We’ve been preparing for the movie since the one debuted last year. So, we’ve been working on it for a long time now,” they said.
”We’re very happy how it’s coming along… It’s going to star Chris Evans as Captain America, Scarlett Johansson will be back, Winter Soldier [Stan] will be back, and Robert Downey, Jr. as Iron Man will also be joining us in the next film.”
Also making an appearance in the new film will be new character Black Panther.
Black Panther will be played by Chadwick Boseman.
There was concern that with Iron Man’s appearance in the film, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow wouldn’t get the screentime she deserves.
However, it seems apparent that the directors will continue to keep Black Widow quite vital to the plot, just like in the first two.
Even if it isn’t as big of a screen presence as we’d like, Scarlett Johansson will still have a huge role to play in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron.
In Age of Ultron, Scarlett Johansson’s past is explored in some depth and her ugly and sometimes torturous history will likely add an element to Black Window that will only make her more of a fan favorite.
What do you think of the upcoming Marvel films and Scarlett Johansson’s role as Black Widow?