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Marvel Releases Poster For Black Widow And Reveals The First Look At Red Guardian

It looks so good!

A Black Widow concept art poster has been released at Disney’s D23 Expo and showcases Natasha Romanoff’s (Scarlett Johansson) new costume as well as the first look at Red Guardian (David Harbour) and the new villain Taskmaster.

The movie, which is set for release on May 1, 2020, started filming earlier this year and was only officially confirmed at Comic-Con last month.

It’s believed the movie is set between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War and will focus on Natasha going head-to-head with the Red Room program that trained her to be an assassin.

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The film also stars Florence Pugh and Rachel Weisz, who also play Black Widows from the program and are named Yelena Belova and Melina Vostokoff. David Harbour plays Red Guardian – basically the Soviet version of Captain America.

At this stage, we know Taskmaster is the main villain, but we don’t know who has been cast in the role.

Without a trailer, the poster gives us our first look at the characters in costume.

Andy Park, Marvel Studios Director of Visual Development, shared the poster on Instagram and wrote, “BLACK WIDOW!!! Official D23 poster I had the honor of painting.

“This character is very near & dear to me since this is like the gazillionth time I’ve concept designed/painted this iconic Avenger. What a cast, what a crew, this is gonna be a good one!”

Natasha is featured prominently at the front, then Yelena and Red Guardian are beside her with the other Black Widows and Taskmaster is seen above.

Fans were excited to get their first glimpse at the poster, taking to Twitter to share their thoughts:

Andy also shared another image of Black Widow and Taskmaster fighting, showing a little more of the villain.

Those who attended D23 were shown a short clip from the film, so hopefully, that becomes available for those of us who couldn’t attend as well.

Game Of Thrones Predicted Kit Harington's New Role In The MCU All The Way Back In Season One

Um, spoiler alert!

It turns out that Kit Harington’s casting in The Eternals as Black Knight was predicted all the way back in Game of Thrones season one.

The casting news was announced at Disney’s D23 Expo and the movie will see a GoT reunion for Harington and Richard Madden who will play Ikaris in the film.

Madden played Robb Stark, Jon Snow’s half-brother (but in reality, they ended up being cousins), on the show, but the pair only got to share the screen in the first couple of episodes.

In ‘The Kingsroad’, the second episode of GoT season one, Jon and Robb say goodbye to each other as Jon heads for the Wall to join the Night’s Watch.

Robb tells him, “Next time I see you, you’ll be all in black.” Jon responds, “It was always my colour.”

Unfortunately (spoiler alert), they were never reunited because Jon went beyond the Wall and Robb was killed at the Red Wedding.

However, the pair will finally get that chance when they join the MCU in The Eternals as they’re both playing prominent characters in the movie so will likely be sharing the screen at some point.

And because Harington is playing Dane Whitman, AKA Black Knight, the next time Madden sees him on camera he’ll be wearing all black.

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While it’s not exactly the Jon and Robb reunion we always wanted, we’ll take what we can get.

At this stage, it isn’t exactly clear how Black Knight fits into the movie as he’s not an Eternal. Dane has previously teamed up with the Avengers and the Defenders in the comics, so perhaps he’ll spin-off into other Marvel films after The Eternals.

The movie is set for release in November 2020.

Avengers: Endgame Writer Believes Peggy Carter's Unseen Husband Was Always Steve Rogers

"Steve is part of a strange, unique time-loop."

Avengers: Endgame closed Steve Rogers’ story in the best possible way, by allowing him to go back in time and live out his days with the love of his life Peggy Carter.

When Captain America was tasked with putting the Infinity Stones back in their respective places in the timeline, he used some of the Pym Particles he stole from the 1970s to go back in time once more to be with Peggy. He then returned as Old Steve and hands over his shield to the new Captain America, Sam Wilson.

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Fans have questioned the move due to the confusing laws of time travel, however, one of the movie’s writers, Stephan McFeely, has revealed his thoughts on the matter.

Speaking with Canada.com, McFeely referenced Captain America: Winter Soldier, where we see photos of Peggy’s two children and her husband is mentioned but never named.

“It depends on what story Marvel wants to tell going forward. I don’t know if Marvel wants to tell any more Captain America stories or if Chris (Evans) is up for it.

“Do they want to tell an alternate timeline story? Chris and I are partial to the idea that Steve is part of a strange, unique time-loop where he has always been there.

“The husband that you very purposefully did not see at Peggy’s bedside in Winter Soldier is Chris’ Steve. We have always thought that he was her husband. The movies you have been watching follow a line where he always goes back.

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“To be fair, not everyone agrees with us. I don’t even know if Marvel agrees with us. But that’s what we think.”

While it would be cool to see more Captain America stories with Chris Evans, it’s highly unlikely the actor would return for another outing as Cap.

What is certain, however, is that the ending given to Steve Rogers was perfect, despite being bittersweet for fans.

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