Black Widow Teaser Trailer Gives A Glimpse Of New Characters; Know Who They Are

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Black Widow is played by Scarlett Johannson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Teaser trailer of the film was released giving a glimpse of new characters.

Written By Shakir Khan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Marvel dropped Black Widow teaser trailer on Tuesday. Scarlett Johansson reprises her titular role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The teaser trailer gives a gist of the film, which is set to be showing part of Natasha Romanoffs past and more. The trailer not only shows Natasha but has also introduced a few new characters. Read to know about them.

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Characters that appeared in Black Widow teaser trailer

Thaddeus E. “Thunderbolt” Ross

As the trailer moves a bit, we get a glimpse of a young General Ross, who is said to be De-aged by CGI. With that, the scene seems like it is from her past life, before becoming an Avenger. Ross appeared in a number of Marvel films such as The Incredible Hulk and Captain America: Civil War.

Yelena Belova

The first new face that was seen in the trailer was Yelena Belova also known as Black Widow. Yes, she has the same name as Natasha. This is because she is a product of the same training program that Natasha went through with the KGB. Yelena is actually her successor to the Black Widow mantle. Natasha calls her 'sis', but she is not her actual sister. It is said to be a term that the Black Widow trainees used to refer to each other. Florence Pugh plays it.

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A man appears with a Bow and Arrow, not Hawkeye, chasing a car. The masked man is Tony Masters, well known as the Taskmaster. He is said to be the primary villain of the movie. As per the comics, Taskmaster is a legendary mercenary with genius intellect, mastery of combat arts and many more skills.


The character that is seen just after Taskmaster’s appearance is said to be Melina, another Black Widow agent, played by Rachel Weisz. In the comics, Melina Vostokoff was an agent of the Russian government and rival of Natasha. However, the movie is said to be one of the spies trained in the Red Room with others, which includes Yelena and Natasha.

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Red Guardian

David Harbour, known for his role in Stranger Things, shows up in latter part of the trailer. He is said to be playing, Alexei Shostakov, also known, as Red Guardian is a Russian super-soldier and counterpart to Captain America. He is seen wearing his suit, which also looks similar to Captain America's. The character was Natasha’s husband in the comics.

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Black Widow Teaser Trailer 




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