It’s a family affair in the inaugural trailer for “Black Widow,” Marvel’s first solo film starring Scarlett Johansson’s superhero.
Marvel debuted a first look Tuesday at its 24th comic-book adventure, which finds Russian spy-turned-hero Natasha Romanoff reuniting with her sister-figure (Florence Pugh), an older Black Widow (Rachel Weisz) and the Red Guardian (David Harbour).
“I used to have nothing, and then I got this job, this family,” Johansson narrates over sentimental footage of Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye and Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury. “But nothing lasts forever.”
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Though Black Widow memorably sacrificed her life to save the universe in “Avengers: Endgame” (we don’t have to say spoiler alert — if you haven’t seen the highest-grossing movie in history yet, that’s on you), this movie takes place following the events of 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War” and before 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War.”
The new footage sees Black Widow assemble her crew to defeat the villain known as the Taskmaster.
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“I’ve lived a lot of lives, but I’m done running from my past,” she says. “We have unfinished business. We have to go back to where it all started.”
She concludes: “One thing’s for sure. It’s going to be a hell of a reunion.”
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Black Widow first debuted on screen in 2010’s “Iron Man” and later appeared in “The Avengers,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame.”
“Black Widow,” directed by Cate Shortland, arrives in theaters May 1, 2020.
This story appeared on Variety.