That Black Widow movie you've been asking for just got one step closer to reality.
Variety reports that Jac Schaeffer has been hired to write the film, which would star Scarlett Johansson as the spy-turned-Avenger.
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Mind you, the film's still got a ways to go before it becomes a reality. As of now, the Black Widow project doesn't have an official greenlight, let alone a release date.
Still, it's a promising development for a movie fans have been clamoring for since, oh, about 2008, when the character made her first big-screen appearance in Iron Man 2. Read more...More about Movies, Marvel, Scarlett Johansson, Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Kevin Feige