January 11, 2018
Marvel’s Black Widow Is Closer to Getting Her Own Movie
Supply is finally coming to the demand for a Black Widow movie. Marvel fans have been hoping for Scarlett Johansson to get a solo effort for years, and soon they may get one. According to Variety, the studio is moving ahead with the project, hiring filmmaker Jac Schaeffer (TiMER) to write the screenplay. Schaeffer also co-wrote the recent Disney animated short Olaf’s Frozen Adventure and is writing the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake Nasty Women.
Marvel head Kevin Feige has been teasing a Black Widow standalone spin-off for a while, but he seems to want to only do it if it feels right and has a great script. Feige reportedly vetted “several candidates” before choosing Schaeffer. Johansson has also been involved with the creative…