Florence Pugh is in talks for a secondary lead role in Marvel Studios' Black Widow film, according to Variety. Pugh stars in the recently released Fighting With My Family, and had a major role in BBC One's adaptation of John le Carre's espionage novel The Little Drummer Girl.
Pugh reportedly had been on Marvel's radar for the role since the fall of 2018, and after meeting with several other actors the studio circled back to the 23-year-old.
Scarlett Johansson is scheduled to reprise her role in Black Widow, with Cate Shortland directing from a script by Jac Schaeffer.
No release date has beent set for Black Widow.