Black Widow’: Rachel Weisz Circling Key Role in Marvel’s Standalone Film (EXCLUSIVE)

Fresh off her Oscar nom­i­na­tion for “The Favourite,” Rachel Weisz has set her sights on the Mar­vel Cin­e­mat­ic Uni­verse, as she is in ear­ly talks join Scar­lett Johans­son in Mar­vel’s ” Black Wid­ow ” stand­alone movie. Though a deal has not yet been com­plet­ed, sources tell Vari­ety that talks are head­ed in that direc­tion, with strong inter­est from both sides of nego­ti­a­tions.