After being released in Italian cinemas last Wednesday, Black Widow will be available on Disney Plus starting today, Friday 9 July 2021. The film follows the events of which Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, is the protagonist. Let’s find out the plot and the cast together.
Black Widow is the new film produced by Marvel Studios which tells the story of Natasha Romanoff, known as the Black Widow. The film is directed by Cate Shortland and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and represents the first “Phase Four” film in the Marvel universe.
The events take place after the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016) and retrace the events that led the protagonist to become amurderess in the service of the KGB.
The film is available in Italian cinemas from July 7, 2021, while it is available on the Premium section of Disney Plus from now, July 9, 2021.
Black Widow: the plot
Natasha Romanoff is sought after by Secretary of State Ross, accused of having infringed the Sokovia Agreements, but manages to deceive the man and escape. Suddenly events will lead her into a story closely linked to hers past: as a child she was trained by Red Room, the Soviet program created to create elite secret agents and assisine.
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All of this will lead Natasha to reunite with hers hedge family: Yelena Belova, a killer and part of the Black Widow Program, regarded as a sister, and Alexei Shostakov, former Soviet super soldier known as the Red Guardian whom he recognizes as a father, e Melina Vostokoff, she too spies trains in the red room, regarded as a mother.
Actors and characters
Natasha Romanoff is interpreted by Scarlett Johansson, who we have already seen playing the role of the Black Widow in the Marvel saga since her appearance in Iron Man 2.
Natasha’s step family is played by Florence Pugh in the role of Yelena Belova, David Harbor in the role of Alexei Shostakov is Rachel Weisz in the role of Melina Vostokoff.
Ray Winstone plays the role of Dreykov, head of the Red Room, while William Hurt is OT Fagbenle impersonate respectively the Secretary Ross and the agent of the SHIELD Rick Mason.
In the film he also appears in a cameo Robert Downey Jr. in the role of Iron Man.