Marvel Aims for Black Widow Prequel Film to Be the ‘Better Call Saul’ of the MCU

IndieWire | 5/1/2020 | Staff
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Marvel Studios has yet to make its upcoming Black Widow standalone movie official, but every fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe knows it’s coming with a cast that includes franchise veteran Scarlett Johansson and newcomers Florence Pugh, David Harbour, Rachel Weisz, and O-T Fagbenle. Rumors have circulated for some time the Black Widow movie is a prequel, which was all but confirmed by “Avengers: Endgame” considering Johansson’s character sacrificed herself in order to obtain the Soul Stone. Unless the MCU plans on bringing Black Widow back to life, then her upcoming film will serve as a prequel much in the same way “Captain Marvel” did.

“There’s a method to the madness,” Feige recently told io9 while promoting “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” “There’s always a method and doing things in an unexpected way is something we find fun. There are ways to do prequels that are less informative or answer questions you didn’t necessarily have, and then there are ways to do prequels where you learn all sorts of things you never knew before.”

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Feige would not outright confirm the Black Widow standalone movie is happening (most fans expect an official announcement to take place at Comic-Con next...
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