A brand new trailer for Marvel Studios’ Black Widow lastly correctly introduces Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff to a contemporary Marvel Cinematic Universe villain: Taskmaster, a educated mercenary.
Although his massive battle is generally teased on the finish of the trailer, it’s clear that he’s a formidable opponent. Much of the footage seen within the new trailer was first proven at Disney’s biennial fan conference, D23.
Taskmaster typically performs extra of an antihero function in Marvel Comics, and he’s identified for his means to imitate the bodily capabilities of anybody he’s preventing. The Taskmaster first appeared in Avengers #195 in May 1980.
The trailer additionally teases a reunion between different characters from Natasha’s previous, together with Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova. Belova turns into the second Black Widow within the comics collection, and is known as Romanoff’s sister within the trailer. David Harbour performs Red Guardian, a Soviet equal of Captain America. He’s seen interacting within the trailer with Romanoff, Belova, and others whom he refers to as his household.
Those who’ve seen Avengers: Endgame know that Black Widow died whereas defending her longtime associate, Clint Barton (Hawkeye), in an effort to gather the Soul Stone in an effort to defeat Thanos. Black Widow takes place earlier than Endgame, within the interval between Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Black Widow is certainly one of Marvel Studios’ two massive film initiatives this yr. It might be launched on May 1st. The Eternals, a wholly new superhero film throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will observe on November sixth. Marvel Studios may also launch two of its most anticipated Disney+ unique collection, The Falcon and the Winter Solider and WandaVision, each of which middle on characters from the Infinity Saga, later within the yr.