Florence Pugh Could Soon Take Over Scarlett Johansson’s Mantle in the MCU if Industry Insider’s One Prediction Comes True

Insider sources indicate that Florence Pugh’s Yelena is set to assume Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow legacy!

Some fans still harbor grudges against Marvel for how they handled Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow. As one of the original Avengers, she was integral to the team and beloved by many for her. However, Marvel didn’t give her the same attention and timely solo film as they did with other OG Avengers.

Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson was married to Ryan Reynolds back in the day | Marvel Studios

When they finally did, it arrived far too late, and for some, it didn’t meet expectations. Now, with the opportunity to rectify their missteps, there’s news that Florence Pugh will be taking up the Black Widow mantle in her own way, according to an insider.

Florence Pugh Prepared to Embrace Scarlett Johansson’s Legacy

During a recent Discord chat with Alex Perez from The Coming Circus, exciting news emerged about Florence Pugh‘s involvement in multiple Marvel projects within the MCU. Some fans argue that Scarlett Johansson‘s Black Widow often was neglected by the studio. And the complaints do hold weight, considering the character’s standalone film arrived late despite years of fan demand. Furthermore, her unexpected demise, compounded by the lack of a proper funeral or goodbye, heightened fan frustration.

However, the film failed to meet expectations. Within this very movie, Yelena, portrayed by Florence Pugh, was introduced as Natasha Romanoff’s adopted sister and a skilled secret spy. The backstories only further proved that the sisters have been through absolute thick and thin. In the chat, Alex Perez revealed,

I can say with certainty that Florence Pugh will appear in more Marvel projects in the future. As to whether or not they’re standalone, we’ll have to wait and see.

Florence Pugh

Given Pugh’s rising star power and considering the past oversight with the Black Widow movie, this presents a prime opportunity to rectify those errors. However, for this endeavor to succeed, Marvel must take a leap of faith and ensure they get it right this time.

Latest Developments Regarding Thunderbolts*

Marvel fans eagerly await the arrival of Thunderbolts* an upcoming film set to introduce a fresh lineup of anti-heroes to the MCU. Initially slated for July 26, 2024, the release was postponed due to Hollywood strikes.

The movie brings together an epic crew including Bucky Barnes, Yelena Belova, Wyatt Russell, and the Red Guardian, uniting heroes and villains for a common cause. Florence Pugh reprises her role as Yelena Belova from Black Widow, joined by David Harbour, Sebastian Stan, and Wyatt Russell, continuing their saga in the Marvel universe.

Thunderabolts

Thunderbolts* in the United States, scheduled for May 5, 2025, in IMAX. This marks a shift from its previous release dates of July 26, 2024, December 20, 2024, and July 25, 2025, with a final move to May 2, 2025. Thunderbolts* serves as the concluding film of Phase Five within the MCU, promising an epic conclusion to this epic saga.

Related Posts

How Kate, Camilla and Meghan have honoured late monarch by wearing jewels she once owned and choosing colours she loved

Queen Elizabeth II was Britain’s longest-reigning monarch who left a legacy that will last for centuries. Her Late Majesty was on the throne for more than 70 years…

New Shocking Superhero Product on Max: Marvel Star Transforms into a Hero

These days, comic book adaptations have swept cinemas, becoming some of the only bankable options for major studios. As a result, a solid handful of classic but…

This DC Superhero Surpasses Mr. Marvel’s Fantastic in Every Way

With Marvel preparing to bring The Fantastic Four into the MCU, there’s a lot of speculation about how it will impact Marvel’s universe. It may have a…

Childhood Dreams Come True: The Legendary X-Men Mansion From the 1997 Cartoon Has Appeared

If you’ve ever wanted to stay at the X-Men Mansion, aka the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, you can now find it on Airbnb. A house that…

Animated Super Product X-Men ’97 Achieves Success With 2 Prestigious Award Nominations

In a somewhat surprising development, Marvel Studios’ animated revival series X-Men ’97 has been nominated for two significant Television Critics Association awards. The Television Critics Association have…

Avengers 5’s Huge Cast Has 1 Big Drawback Nobody’s Talking About

Marvel Studios’ upcoming Avengers 5 will feature the biggest cast of returning MCU characters the franchise has ever seen, but this creates a huge problem for the Phase 6 crossover movie. Avengers…