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Black Widow could feature a crucial Marvel comics character

Dan Seddon
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From Digital Spy

Florence Pugh's character in the upcoming Black Widow solo movie may have been revealed.

As is tradition with any Marvel Cinematic Universe project, Black Widow is currently shrouded in extreme secrecy – if you discount some recent casting news, anyway.

But thanks to a new Twitter upload, we have some clues as to who could line up alongside Scarlett Johansson's deadly assassin Natascha Romanoff.

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Take a look below at the investigative work from Twitter account 'best of widows', which has supplied some interesting set photos from the movie's production.

So basically, the crates on show are carrying the dummy doubles for Johansson and Pugh, which are used during particularly hair-raising stunts that the performers would rather not get involved with.

Labelled 'Natascha' and 'Yelena', the crates point towards the possible introduction of Russian spy Yelena Belova from the Marvel comics – a character who first appeared back in 1999 as an enemy of Natascha's.

As well as ties to SHIELD and Hydra, Yelena also held the title of Black Widow in the comics, which will no doubt ignite a great deal of further fan theorising.

From now on, Florence Pugh, it's all eyes on you.

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Elsewhere, did you know that Avengers: Endgame includes a bittersweet Black Widow Easter egg?

Black Widow is expected to hit cinemas sometime next year.

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