We’re now less than two weeks away from the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home, and once Peter Parker’s latest solo outing has completed its journey to theaters, the next MCU movie on the agenda will be the long-awaited Black Widow solo flick. As it stands, Marvel Studios remains stingy with the details on the upcoming prequel, but with filming now underway, fans have recently been getting a steady stream of set material to pique their curiosity.
Just take this newly surfaced video, which features Scarlett Johansson’s stunt double on a motorcycle. The footage was reportedly recorded in Budapest, a city that holds mysterious significance in MCU lore. Specifically, Natasha Romanoff and her friend Hawkeye have long referred to the Hungary capital as the setting for an important event, and the fact that Black Widow is shooting in the area has given fans hope that we’ll soon find out what they’ve been talking about all this time.
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Mind you, we’ve yet to receive confirmation that Clint Barton will actually make an appearance in the movie. What’s more, it remains unclear when exactly the film takes place on the MCU timeline. On the one hand, it’s long been a prominent rumor that Black Widow will be set before its title character’s MCU debut in Iron Man 2. On the other hand, recent hearsay suggests that the story might actually unfold after the events of Captain America: Civil War.
Perhaps Marvel Studios can shed some light on the matter at next month’s San Diego Comic-Con, but either way, all will be revealed when Black Widow hits theaters next year. In the meantime, Marvel’s Phase 3 comes to a close with the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home on July 2nd.