In this superhero movie based on characters created by Marvel Comics, Johansson portrays Black Widow, a highly trained spy. She and her fellow avengers stop villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. Co-starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner.
People were surprised that I wanted to play a comic book heroine. But I loved Iron Man, and I met with Marvel to see what was possible. I had done my research, and the Black Widow character resonated with me. She is dark and has faced death so many times that she has a deep perspective on the value of life. In the sequel, you learn more about the sadness in her past.