Scarlett Johansson talks about the death of Black Widow, her character in ‘ Avengers.’
“Nat’s last heroic moment (Natasha Romanoff – Black Widow), when she sacrifices herself to obtain the Soul Stone, was originally filmed as a chase scene with Dementor-style creatures,” the actress revealed, months before the premiere of his solo tape.
Avengers: Endgame, the movie that masterfully closed the so-called Marvel Infinity Saga, left many emotional moments for posterity. One of them was the Black Widow’s sacrifice to obtain the Soul Gem to defeat Thanos. However, initially, the sequence was going to be much more violent. (We recommend: Scarlett Johansson: “I was excited that Black Widow would die with honour.”)
In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly on the occasion of the upcoming premiere of Black Widow’s solo film, Scarlett Johansson revealed that in the original Endgame script, her character was having a much worse time in her final moments than she finally appeared in the movie. of the Russo brothers. (Also read: “Black Widow”: New Details on Scarlett Johansson’s Movie)
“Nat’s last heroic moment, when he sacrifices himself to obtain the Soul Stone, was originally filmed as a chase scene with ‘Dementor-style’ creatures,” the actress revealed, hinting at the dark creatures of the Harry Potter universe. “I was thinking: Parents are never going to forgive us for how terrible these creatures look.”
However, as Johansson explains, Endgame already had enough doses of action and monstrous creatures, so the sequence was filmed again to put more emotional charge and less spectacularity. “We wanted to leave viewers with the weight and shock at the loss,” added the actress. (You can read: Scarlett Johansson: “I was excited because Black Widow would die with honour”)
In the film, Natasha Romanoff sacrifices herself on the planet Vormir for two reasons: saving her companion Hawkeye and recovering the Soul Stone, which requires sacrificing what you love the most, just as Thanos did with Gamora in Infinity War.
Although Hawkeye and Black Widow fought to save each other’s lives, it was finally Natasha who fell into the abyss, in one of the film’s saddest and most decisive moments.