Marvel's 'Black Widow' gets one step closer to reality with a new directorGet the Full StoryMarvel's Black Widow just got one step closer to emerging from perpetual pre-production purgatory.
The studio has reportedly set Cate Shortland, the Australian filmmaker known for dramas like Somersault, Lore, and Berlin Syndrome, to direct the standalone superhero adventure.
SEE ALSO: 'Captain Marvel' hires 'Fortnite' composer Pinar Toprak, the first woman to score a Marvel film
Shortland beat out around seventy other candidates in the grueling search for the perfect director. She'll be the second female director behind a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie – joining Anna Boden, who's directing Captain Marvel with Ryan Fleck. Read more...More about Entertainment, Marvel Studios, Scarlett Johansson, Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Black Widow