Rachel Weisz has set her sights on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
According to Variety, 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.
Weisz is an Oscar-nominates actress for her role in The Favourite.
Jac Schaeffer is penning the script. The film has been in development for some time, but picked up momentum last year after Schaeffer’s hire. Kevin Feige is producing the pic.
It’s unclear whether “Black Widow” will be an origin tale or set after “Avengers: Endgame.” It’s currently also unknown who Weisz would be playing in the film.