It doesn’t look like Andre Holland will be joining Marvel Studios next film Black Widow as that role has seemingly gone to newcomer O-T Fagbenle (A Handmaid’s Tale) according to a new casting report from Deadline. That part is said to be one of the villains of the Scarlett Johansson spy flick.

O-T Fagbenle has joined Marvel’s Black Widow in a leading role opposite Scarlett Johansson. Fagbenle joins previously announced cast members David Harbour, Florence Pugh, and Rachel Weisz. Production will reportedly start this June in London.

Rachel Weisz is also said to be playing a villain in Widow.

HN Entertainment previously confirmed that filming will be taking place at Pinewood Studios UK, it’ll also be using the working title of Blue Bayou.

Cate Shortland will be directing the comic book film from a script penned by Jac Schaeffer.

A release date for Black Widow has yet to be announced but is expected to in theaters on May 1st, 2020.


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