Scarlett Johansson’s upcoming blockbuster will hit cinemas one-week earlier than the US

Rejoice UK fans, we have some welcome news. According to a new report from Digital Spy, the UK release of Marvel Studios’ Black Widow has been moved up by a week. Assuming cinemas are open, and we are safe to cram back into multiplexes, Scarlett Johansson‘s debut solo adventure will now hit cinemas on October 28.

That’s over a week earlier than our cousins on the other side of the Atlantic who can expect to get their first taste of Black Widow action on November 6. In all honesty, the early UK release shouldn’t come as any real surprise. Disney releases generally hit screens in the UK a little earlier than in the US – a trait that is balanced by a hefty delay in our home media releases.

Marvel Studios' Black Widow - Updated Poster

Obviously, this will come as little solace to cinema fans who before the COVID-19 outbreak had been looking forward to the original May release date. Instead, Black Widow has slipped into the release date previously occupied by Marvel’s The Eternals which itself is now set to release in 2021. However, in this most trying of times, any positive news is very welcome.

Personally, I couldn’t be more excited to get my first look at Black Widow. The political intrigue factor mixed with Natasha being forced to confront her past is sure to tantalize every Marvel fan and is a shoo-in for box office glory once cinemas reopen.

Mark the date in your diary. Directed by Cate Shortland, Black Widow features the acting talents of Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, and Rachel Weisz and will release on October 28.


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(Source: Digital Spy)


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