‘Black Widow’: Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh Go Head-to-Head in First Footage
Marvel’s “Black Widow” has only been in production for a month, but studio president Kevin Feige still delivered the goods for fans at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday.Filmmakers brought an intense sizzle reel of what’s been shot on location in Europe, kicked off by a dazzling and bone-crushing fight sequence between lead Scarlett Johansson and her on-screen sister Florence Pugh.While unconfirmed, the narrative seems to be a prequel to the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” which ended on a fateful note for Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff (aka Black Widow).
Her standalone film sees the assassin in Budapest, where she tracks down Pugh for a violent reunion.
The women go head-to-head with guns, knives and destroy a lovely mid-century kitchen with their sisterly squabbling.The confrontation ends with Pugh laying out two shot glasses and popping the top off a bottle of what we must presume to be Russian vodka.
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