Black Widow director Cate Shortland reveals an alternate post-credits scene that may have urged a special destiny for Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson). Spoiler warning for Marvel’s Black Widow. After flashing again to 2016 for almost all of its 134-minute runtime, telling an untold story set in-between the events of Captain America: Civil Battle and Avengers: Infinity Battle, the spy thriller ends with a post-credits scene within the present-day MCU (circa 2023 or 2024). Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh) visits Natasha’s modest gravesite in Ohio and whistles an extended observe, a part of a call-and-response the 2 sisters did when they were kids.
As an alternative, Black Widow ends with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier‘s Contessa Valentina Allegra de la Fontaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) providing Yelena a shot on the man she says is “accountable” for Natasha’s dying: Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner), who returns within the Disney+ unique collection Hawkeye. A whistle might need urged Natasha by some means survived her sacrifice in Avengers: Endgame, however Johansson is laying the character to relaxation together with her MCU swansong in Black Widow.
“Actually, I really feel prefer it feels nice to go away a celebration when it is nonetheless raging and I believe that this movie [Black Widow] feels very very like it is alive and contemporary and highly effective and I really feel actually happy with it,” Johansson informed ComicBook.com. “I really feel actually proud of the work that we have finished for this decade of time and, you already know, it is bittersweet to say ‘goodbye,’ however if you happen to love one thing, it’s essential set it free!”
In Marvel Studios’ Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker components of her ledger when a harmful conspiracy with ties to her previous arises. Pursued by a power that can cease at nothing to carry her down, Natasha should take care of her historical past as a spy and the damaged relationships left in her wake lengthy earlier than she turned an Avenger.
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