Earlier this month, rumors spread that Marvel Studios is likely to be discussing methods to deliver again the unique Avengers, together with the characters who died that have been performed by Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. Requested about it immediately, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige said solely “We’ve got to see.” Now Johansson firmly positioned herself in that very same grey space, neither confirming or denying.
Talking on the Today Show about her new skincare merchandise (as one does), Johansson didn’t appear ready when Al Roker requested about her character, Black Widow, doubtlessly returning. “I really feel like [Avengers: Endgame] is form of the tip, proper?” Johansson mentioned. “Like, are you able to come again? May it’s like a vampire model of the character? As a result of I’m right here for that. Like a zombie model, possibly.”
Jokes apart, Roker adopted up by asking if the actress had been approached about it. “You actually ask the arduous questions,” Johansson mentioned. “I really feel like I’ve to let you know however I truly don’t need to let you know. I don’t… change the subject shortly.”
It was actually a playful alternate (which you’ll be able to watch under) so it shouldn’t be taken as gospel, however two issues are actually clear: Johansson didn’t deny these rumors–and she expertly ignored the opposite hosts throwing round phrases like “multiverse” that might pave the way in which for Black Widow’s return. Don’t neglect, in the identical film Johansson died in, Gamora returned through time journey. So if there are infinite completely different variations of Black Widow on the market, who’s to say one other one isn’t nonetheless alive and able to be recruited?
The prevailing assumption right here is that if Downey and Johansson return from the useless, it wouldn’t be for a number of years in Avengers: Secret Wars. However is that film even the identical now if Kang might now not be the villain? Till we see it ourselves, something is feasible.
Watch the Johansson clip under. The Marvel discuss begins round 2:20.
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