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    Updated on Jul 22, 2019. Posted on Jul 21, 2019

    Here Are 16 "Black Widow" Details We Just Learned From The Cast At Comic-Con

    Black Widow will show Natasha in a "pretty broken down place."

    In case you missed it, Marvel just announced a TON of new movies and TV shows at San Diego Comic-Con.

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    And one of the big announcements was that a Black Widow solo movie will officially kick off Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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    After the big reveal, BuzzFeed caught up with Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Rachel Weisz, O.T. Fagbenle, Florence Pugh, and Kevin Feige to talk about the movie!

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    So, here's everything we know about Black Widow so far:

    1. First, Kevin Feige said after Avengers: Endgame was the perfect time to FINALLY tell Natasha's story.

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    Kevin said, "We had been working towards Endgame for a long time and we saved a part of her story just for this."

    2. At this point in the MCU, Natasha is a "full-fledged, well-rounded character" and Scarlett Johansson has really "grown into the part."

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    3. Kevin said the timing didn't feel right to have Black Widow come after Iron Man 2 or even Avengers, but now the character is established enough to explore the darker sides of Natasha.

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    Kevin elaborated, saying, "It's been growing to be able to explore the parts of Black Widow that we're gonna explore in this movie."

    4. Black Widow will show Natasha in a "pretty broken down place" and we'll watch her "build herself back up and pull all the pieces together."

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    5. Teasing Natasha's journey in this movie, Scarlett Johansson said that audiences will "learn about what Natasha is afraid of and what what parts of herself she's afraid of."

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    6. Scarlett says everything about Black Widow is currently surprising her and it's been amazing.

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    They are in the middle of filming right now!

    7. David Harbour will play Alexei aka The Red Guardian, who is the "counterpart of Captain America."

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    8. And if you're wondering if Alexei is anything like Hopper from Stranger Things? Think again.

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    David explained, "He [Alexei] does have some similarities to him [Hopper], but also he's very Russian in a way that Hopper is very American." Also, I can't help but think about the post-credits scene in Stranger Things Season 3 now.

    9. In terms of David suiting up in The Red Guardian's signature costume, we'll have to wait and see.

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    Playing coy, David said, "I hope that I do, but I don't know."

    10. David is overjoyed to be joining the MCU and said that it's a "dream come true" to get to be a part of such "wonderful scripts and wonderful characters."

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    He continued, saying, "It's amazing. I mean, this whole universe, this whole world is so wonderful."

    11. Rachel Weisz plays Melina, who is unlike anyone Rachel has ever played before.

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    12. Melina has been "cycled through the Red Room, the Black Widow training project, the same place that Natasha was trained, since [she] was a child."

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    13. Rachel said one of the reasons she signed on for Black Widow was because of the "beautifully written and complicated female characters, which is very unusual in a superhero movie."

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    She also said, "Cate Shortland, the director, is someone I've wanted to work with for a long time, so I'm thrilled to be a part of it."

    14. O.T. Fagbenle will play Mason, who is "a fixer for those in the underworld."

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    15. In terms of Mason's relationship to Natasha, O.T. said that it's "complicated."

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    He elaborated, saying, "On one side there's a lot of business they have to do together, and on the other side there's a bit of a divide between them."

    16. And finally, Florence Pugh, who plays Yelena, said Black Widow is about "these amazing, broken, and powerful women."

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    She continued, saying, "They are equal, they're compatible. They are hurting, and I've never played anything like this before. Someone who is powerful and strong, but is dealing with things."

    Black Widow is slated to hit theaters May 1, 2020.

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