Marvel has released new Black Widow character posters ahead of the film’s summer release. The latest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe will release in theaters on July 9, 2021, and will be the first part of Phase Four. The character posters are of Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff, Melina, Yelena, The Red Guardian, Rick Mason, and Taskmaster.
The official synopsis for the film reads:
Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger. Scarlett Johansson reprises her role as Natasha/Black Widow, Florence Pugh stars as Yelena, David Harbour portrays Alexei/The Red Guardian, and Rachel Weisz is Melina. The feature film is directed by Cate Shortland and produced by Kevin Feige, Black Widow—the first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Joining Johansson in the film is Golden Globe-nominee David Harbour (Stranger Things) as Alexei aka The Red Guardian, Oscar nominee Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, Academy Award-winning actress Rachel Weisz as Melina, Ray Winstone as Dreykov, head of The Red Rom, and O-T Fagbenle as Rick Mason. William Hurt will also appear once again as his long-running character Thaddeus Ross.
Set between the events of Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War, the film follows Black Widow as she confronts the darker parts of her past. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger. She was last seen in Avengers: Endgame, where she sacrificed herself in order to help Hawkeye obtain the Soul Stone.
Check out all of the Black Widow character posters below: