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Marvel hires Jac Schaeffer to pen potential Black Widow film

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Beloved superhero character aka Romanoff might be getting her own solo film at Marvel.

The studio has hired to possibly pen the script for a standalone film, reported Variety.

The character is played by in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

However, the sources said that the hiring of a does not mean that the project has been give a go-ahead at the studio.

first debuted in MCU in "Iron Man 2" and since then has appeared in two "Avengers" films as well as "America: The Winter Soldier" and "America: Civil War".

Scarlett will reprise her character in "Avengers: Infinity War" and "4".

Schaeffer has written the 2014 Blacklist pick "The Shower", a sci-fi action comedy with attached to star and produce.

She also wrote "Nasty Women", a remake of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels", starring set to star Hathaway and

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 "Marvel".

If 'Black Widow' comes to be a reality, it will be Marvel's second superhero drama, to be led by a woman.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 13:30 IST