HANDMAID'S TALE Co-Star Joins BLACK WIDOW - Report

O-T Fagbenle
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O-T Fagbenle has been cast as in an undisclosed "leading role" in Marvel Studios' Black Widow film, according to Deadline.

Fagbenle rose to fame with his role as Luke Bankole in Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale.

Described as an origin story for Scarlett Johannson's MCU character, Black Widow will be directed by Cate Shortland from a script by Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson. Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, and Florence Pugh were previously reported to be cast in the film, which is expected to begin filming in London this June.

Marvel Studios has not announced a release date for Black Widow.

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