Beloved superhero character Black Widow aka Natasha Romanoff might be getting her own solo film at Marvel. The studio has hired Jac Schaeffer to possibly pen the script for a standalone Black Widow film, reported Variety. The character is played by actor Scarlett Johansson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, the sources said that the hiring of a writer does not mean that the project has been give a go-ahead at the studio. Black Widow first debuted in MCU in "Iron Man 2" and since then has appeared in two "Avengers" films as well as "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and "Captain America: Civil War". Scarlett will reprise her character in "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers 4". Schaeffer has written the 2014 Blacklist pick "The Shower", a sci-fi action comedy with Anne Hathaway attached to star and produce. She also wrote "Nasty Women", a remake of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels", starring set to star Hathaway and Rebel Wilson. While DC found success with its first female-fronted stand alone movie in "Wonder Woman", Marvel is yet to open its account with Brie Larson-starrer "Captain Marvel". If 'Black Widow' comes to be a reality, it will be Marvel's second superhero drama, to be led by a woman.
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