OT Fagbenle (The Handmaid’s Tale) is set to star in Marvel’s Black Widow alongside Scarlett Johansson.
There haven’t been any details released on the project in terms of plot but it is expected that the film will trace Russian spy turned Avenger Natasha Romanoff’s early years in training as a KGB operative.
Cate Shorland will direct from a script revised by Ned Benson. Kevin Feige will produce the project. Fagbenle stars on Hulu’s Emmy-winning series The Handmaid’s Tale as Luke Bankole, the husband of Elisabeth Moss’ Offred and father of her daughter before the Republic of Gilead’s formation.