Oscar winner Rachel Weisz is preparing to make her MCU debut through the film “Black Widow,” offering in a recent interview new details about her character, super spy Melina Vostokoff. The film is situated in the franchise timeline between “Captain America: Civil War” and “Avengers: Infinity War.”
In this new adventure, we will see again Scarlett Johansson playing Natasha Romanoff, who must once again reunite her peculiar family of Russian assassins made up of Yelena Belova, Alexei Shostakov / Red Guardian and Melina herself, after Romanoff is chased by a stranger assassin known as “Taskmaster.”
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“She is a Black Widow. She has been trained as a Black Widow spy, is a highly agile assassin and scientist. Weisz commented during a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel’s show. “She runs a kind of pig farm. That’s where the family finds me, in my scientific laboratory where I keep the pigs that I experiment with ”.
When questioned by Kimmel, who summed up her character as “a spy scientist who raises pigs,” Weisz added that her “Black Widow” is “highly agile, highly trained in combat and fluent in 23 languages,” a description Right to what the comics present, where she has an armor that turns her into Iron Maiden and is presented as one of the main enemies of Natasha Romanoff.
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“Black Widow” features director Cate Shortland’s debut. In a talk that Weisz made with Total Film, the actress had assured that the story was “definitely about finding where you belong and where you come from and about the origin story of each person, as well as the things that matter most, such as ideology” .
“Black Widow” has a cast made up of Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, William Hurt, David Harbor, OT Fagbenle, Ray Winstone and Rachel Weisz. Its premiere will be simultaneous in cinemas and the Disney + platform through its service ” Premier Access ”and has been scheduled for July 9th.