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Sensational Scarlett Johansson Reflects on Theme of ‘Black Widow’


Sensational Scarlett Johansson Reflects on Theme of ‘Black Widow’

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The latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Widow, has debuted in cinemas today. Initial feedback has been quite positive; although Black Widow, also known as Natasha Romanoff, has been regarded as less prominent among the Avengers due to her lack of super abilities, viewers have admired Scarlett Johansson’s talent in portraying the character as a multi-dimensional and imperfect individual.

“In my opinion, it’s a story about self-acceptance,” shared Johansson with Fox News.

“I believe it was crucial to witness Natasha vulnerable,” she expressed about her character. “Suddenly, we see her in a state of complete solitude, disconnected from everything. She is forced to confront her inner struggles and is capable of doing so thanks to Yelena.”

Yelena, portrayed by Florence Pugh, is Natasha’s younger sibling in the movie.

“Yelena is the individual who challenges her, telling her, look, you went through this and you must confront it and it’s not alright… this is the reason you don’t find peace at night, just like me. It’s an incredibly impactful journey,” mentioned Johansson.

Pugh, on her part, lavished praise on Natasha as a character, as well as Johansson’s interpretation of her. “I truly admired how, despite her hardships, she never emerged from those ordeals as feeble. I genuinely value that everything she expressed was very candid, and even if it was blunt at times, it was genuine and deeply human,” Pugh articulated.

“I adore the fact that regardless of feeling shattered, she consistently confronted every situation with audacity, whether she was battling or debating with someone, she approached them with the same intensity. It truly emanated from her core,” she hinted. “She’s fierce.”

Black Widow is currently showing in theaters, along with Disney+.

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