New Black Widow set photos seemingly reveal Thunderbolt Ross’ return
As production continues for Black Widow, new behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated film have arrived online (via Just Jared), seemingly revealing that Oscar winner William Hurt will again be reprising his role as Thunderbolt Ross, the character’s fifth appearance in the MCU. Check out the full photos below!
Scarlett Johansson returns as Natasha Romanoff, a spy and assassin who grew up being trained by the KGB before breaking from their grasp and becoming an agent of SHIELD and an Avenger. The film is expected to be set after the events of Captain America: Civil War, but before Avengers: Infinity War.
Black Widow will also feature a star-studded cast including Golden Globe nominee David Harbour (Stranger Things, Hellboy) as Alexei aka The Red Guardian, Florence Pugh (Fighting with My Family) as Yelena Belova, Academy Award-winning actress Rachel Weisz (The Favourite) as Melina and O-T Fagbenle (The Handmaid’s Tale) as Mason.
The movie is being directed by Cate Shortland (Lore) from a script written by Jac Schaeffer (The Hustle). Black Widow will debut in theaters on May 1, 2020.