Scarlett Johansson reveals that Black Widow’s initial appearance in Captain America: The Winter Soldier was very different from her final costume in the film.
Black widow Star Scarlett Johansson opened up about Natasha Romanoff’s outfit change in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including her initial look in 2014. Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
“After Iron Man to enter Avengers, there has been an evolution of [Natasha’s] look, “said Johansson Paternal. “I think part of that is just gaining the trust of the Marvel executives and sitting in the character and being able to make decisions for her. That really happened quite early. I mean, on Iron Man 2, I worked with the incredible and incredible designer of wardrobe Mary Zophres, who created an absolutely beautiful Fatal Woman look for the character. And it was very impressive. “
Natasha was notoriously sexualized during her early MCU movies, particularly in 2010. Iron Man 2. “In some [ways] I see it as a costume that I was wearing, “said Johansson, adding,” at the time, Marvel was interested in the character changing shape. “He then described Natasha’s original appearance in The Winter SoldierThe script, which reads, “He arrives in his white tennis clothes, with a blonde wig. He killed himself very quickly.”
“You work with a lot of male writers. Things were changing,” explained Johansson. “You have to be part of the change. The audiences are also demanding things and there is a cultural change that takes everything in a more progressive direction. It has been a process, it has been a process.”
The Black widow The film addresses the ways the MCU objectified Johansson’s character with a scene where Florence Pugh’s character Yelena Belova pokes fun at Natasha’s sexualized superhero landing. Director Cate Shortland previously described this as part of a larger attempt to reject Natasha’s sexist portrayal early in the franchise.
“[Natasha] he was a character created for the male gaze, “said Shortland.” Initially, even the way he moved, the way he dressed, it was useful as a stepping stone. But it wasn’t who she was. “
Directed by Cate Shortland, Black widow stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, David Harbor as Alexei Shostakov / Red Guardian, OT Fagbenle as Mason, and Rachel Weisz as Melina Vostokoff. The movie is out in theaters now and available on Disney + Premiere Access.
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