‘Black Widow’ Director Says Scarlett Johansson Will ‘Hand the Baton’ to Florence Pugh in Upcoming Film

As promotions ramp up for the upcoming release of Black Widow, director Cate Shortland has just revealed a key piece of info for Marvel Cinematic Universe fans who are wondering how the film will reconcile with the events of Avengers: Endgame. According to Shortland, the movie will provide an opportunity for Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff to “hand the baton” to Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova.