The women of Marvel Studios’ Black Widow–Natasha Romanoff and Yelena Belova–are among the most elite human warriors of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But the actresses behind them are next-level, too, with both Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh having done many of their own stunts, according to director Cate Shortland in a new interview with Fandango.
The interview comes along with the release of a new clip from the upcoming movie released today by Marvel Studios, featuring a chase reminiscent more of a Bond or Bourne flick than a Marvel movie.
“We were on rooftops shooting that [scene] in Budapest,” Shortland said. “We worked with this legion of amazing stunt women. But Scarlett and Florence did a lot of their own stunts. Scarlett does as much as she can. And then Florence–say, when Florence went to Morocco, and she shot for two days–she did 90% of her own stunts. So they were both really into it. And I think because Florence was watching Scarlett and seeing how much Scarlett tries to do, it influenced her. It’s pretty cool. Scarlett does quite a lot.”
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