Since her debut in Iron Man 2 back in 2010, Scarlett Johansson has been an integral part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the Black Widow, also known as Natasha Romanoff. However, the actress, who is now 34 years old, recently had to film her character’s death scene for the final Avengers movie, which left her feeling quite emotional. Despite the fact that Johansson will be reprising her role as the superhero assassin in a prequel, she admitted to Yahoo! that filming the scene with Jeremy Renner was not an easy task. Standing at the edge of the cliff, the actress found it challenging to say goodbye to her character.
Scarlett Johansson, who played the character Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has recently expressed her sadness in filming her character’s death scene for Avengers: Endgame. The emotional scene showed Black Widow fighting against her close friend Hawkeye to determine who will sacrifice their life to save the world. Johansson has played Black Widow in eight Marvel movies and will star in a standalone film exploring the character’s origins in a prequel. This film will be a part of ‘Phase IV’ of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which will also include sequels for Thor and Doctor Strange. The Marvel Cinematic Universe remains a dominant force in Hollywood and was recently crowned the highest grossing movie of all time with Avengers: Endgame.
The actress expressed her deep sadness towards the Avengers: Endgame scene, stating that it felt like a huge loss and that it was difficult for her to watch. Despite this, Scarlett Johansson announced her continued involvement in the Marvel Cinematic Universe at Comic-Con and showed off her stunning engagement ring from Colin Jost. She admitted that even though she will reprise her role as Black Widow, filming the death scene was still emotionally challenging for her. She will star alongside David Harbour and Rachel Weisz in the upcoming standalone film, where she will portray a fully realized woman that she couldn’t have played 10 years ago.
It was a challenging experience for Scarlett to play her character’s death scene in the Marvel film, even though she will be reprising the role for an upcoming prequel. It is great news that Natasha will return to the big screen, but it didn’t make filming that particular scene any less difficult.
Throughout her career, Johansson has portrayed the iconic character in a remarkable eight Marvel films, with another one currently in production. The character’s rich history and development have been a significant part of Johansson’s work in these films. One memorable appearance can be seen in the 2012 film Avengers 1.