Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't prove anything with conventional detective work. With no other option, she goes undercover, pursuing the same man as Catherine, and hoping that Catherine will slip up and reveal her true identity.
Cate Shortland to direct Scarlet Johansson’s ‘Black Widow’
Marvel Studios’ Black Widow standalone has its director! — Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland has signed on to direct Marvel’s second female-led action-adventure, that will star Scarlett Johansson.
Marvel's 'Black Widow' standalone: Director short list down to three
A new report suggests Marvel has narrowed the field of directors down to three, and are leaning towards Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland. — Marvel has been quietly pushing ahead with the long-talked about "Black Widow" standalone starring Scarlet Johansson as badass sleeper agent-turned-Avenger Natasha Romanoff. While talk has surfaced dating back to 2010 and once again in 2014, Marvel was never able to commit to a solo film beyond MCU's phase three. But with 2019’s Avengers IV ushering the end of an era, it appears "Black Widow" inches closer and closer as part of Phase IV plans.
Marvel is Conducting A Thorough Director Search For 'Black Widow'
Black Widow has been in the MCU ever since Iron Man 2. The Avenger has never had her own solo film. Marvel Studios is finally ready to give KGB agent turned SHIELD agent and Avenger a shot. The film has been in development since January. Jac Schaeffer (Olaf's Frozen Adventure) is penning the script. Marvel has met with more than 65 directors.