Florence Pugh has shared her belief that the Black Widow solo movie is “well needed”.

The Midsommar actress will star in the fallen Avenger‘s solo movie when it hits screens hopefully next year.

And, while her role in the Marvel film hasn’t yet been confirmed, Pugh expressed excitement about the movie in a recent interview, adding it’s “well needed”.

“This film has been wanted by fans for such a long time and I think it’s well needed,” she told The Telegraph.

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“So I feel like it’s only got support and love. And that’s a very exciting thing.”

The Black Widow solo movie will see Scarlett Johansson return to her role as Black Widow aka Natasha Romanoff.

Stranger Things actor David Harbour, Rachel Weisz and The Handmaid’s Tale star O-T Fagbenle will all star in the movie, with Fagbenle set to play the lead role opposite Johansson.

It’s not yet known how Harbour or Weisz will fit into the movie.

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There are rumours the film could bring this classic Marvel villain into the MCU.

It will also make history as the first Marvel film to be directed entirely by a female filmmaker, with Australian Cate Shortland (Berlin Syndrome) taking on the project solo.

Given how Avengers: Endgame ended, there are also reports the film could be an origin story – but only time will tell if that turns out to be true.

Avengers: Endgame is out now.


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