Throughout final night time’s Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comedian-Con, followers in attendance got a glimpse on the first footage from the long-awaited Black Widow film. However this afternoon, Marvel Studios artist Andy Park shared a chunk of Black Widow idea artwork which supplies audiences who weren’t in Corridor H our first take a look at Taskmaster, the film’s villain. Learn on for every little thing we all know concerning the character to date.
Black Widow Idea Artwork
— Andy Park SDCC 4604 (@andyparkart) July 21, 2019
I’m not a martial artist, so I’ve at all times questioned concerning the effectiveness of those sort of flying leap punch strikes we so repeatedly see in motion motion pictures. Is that this one thing a educated fighter would truly strive, or is that this simply the equal of throwing haymaker after haymaker within the Rocky motion pictures as a result of it’s extra cinematic than following by-the-book boxing techniques?
Anyway, feast your eyes on Taskmaster, a mercenary from Marvel Comics who has photographic reflexes, giving him the flexibility to imitate the bodily actions of anybody he witnesses. He learns on the fly, and that skillset has made him an particularly robust opponent for any superheroes who cross his path. He’s an excellent martial artist (mimicking characters like Elektra, Iron Fist, and Shang-Chi), a talented swordsman (taking suggestions from Silver Samurai), a lethal correct marksman (Captain America with a defend, Hawkeye with a bow and arrow, Punisher with firearms, and Bullseye with numerous projectiles), and an agile athlete (taking cues from individuals like Black Panther and Daredevil). Within the comics, Taskmaster shifts backwards and forwards between being a villain and an anti-hero, working for the best bidder and steadily coaching individuals to imitate the combating types of well-known heroes.
Within the clip that was proven at Comedian-Con, Taskmaster assaults Black Widow on a bridge, so this idea artwork could also be from that very same sequence. (You’ll be able to learn all about what else was in that footage proper right here.) Curiously, although, the id of Taskmaster has been stored near the vest to date – we’re unsure which actor is enjoying that character within the film, however we’ve speculated that it could be Rachel Weisz. It wouldn’t be the primary time Marvel Studios has gender-swapped the position of a masked antagonist: the corporate beforehand did that with the position of Ghost in Ant-Man and the Wasp. (Hannah John-Kamen performed that half in Peyton Reed’s sequel.)
Black Widow arrives in theaters on Could 1, 2020.
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