Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
News18 » Movies
1-min read

Scarlett Johansson Says She was 'Stoked' After Being Cast as Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson also revealed that she received a rejection call for the role of Black Widow in 'Iron Man 2'. Now, her character's solo spin-off film is in the works.

News18.com

Updated:December 1, 2019, 3:27 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
Scarlett Johansson Says She was 'Stoked' After Being Cast as Black Widow
Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow.

Scarlett Johansson has won a lot of hearts in the past decade playing the role of Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Fans have become so familiar with her as the character that it is impossible to imagine anyone else in the role. Nevertheless, Johansson recently revealed that she was not the first choice to play Romanoff and came very close to not getting the role at all.

While Johansson was extremely excited to take on the role she revealed that it was offered to Emily Blunt due to which the former received a rejection call. Reminiscing the moment in an interview with Vanity Fair she said, "I remember being in a random hotel somewhere. And I got that call and I was so, so disappointed. And then that was it. You know, life went on. I mean, I’ve certainly had enough experience of rejection."

Nevertheless, things looked up for Johansson as Blunt declined the role later due to scheduling conflicts. Talking about her excitement at finally getting the role she stated, "I was super excited about it. And I met with Jon again, and we had a funny conversation about how he had not cast me. But I was excited. I was so stoked."

Ironically Emily Blunt's husband John Krasinski was also considered for a role in the MCU. The actor had auditioned for the role of Captain America. He later expressed his pleasure at having lost the role to Chris Evans stating that he felt Evans to be a better fit for the role.

Follow @News18Movies for more

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results