We’ve recognized for months that Taskmaster would be the villain in Black Widow, the kickoff to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Section 4 that followers are nonetheless patiently ready for after it was delayed twice on account of the Coronavirus pandemic, with the long-awaited solo outing for Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff not arriving till Might 2021.
Regardless of Taskmaster being all around the film’s promotional footage, which supplies audiences unfamiliar with the character a glimpse into his skills to imitate the preventing type of just about everybody he comes into contact with, Marvel have been holding their playing cards very near the chest with reference to confirming who’s really beneath the costume.
Most individuals predict O-T Fagbenle’s Rick Mason to fill the function given the MCU’s penchant for having characters near the title hero in the beginning of the story ultimately revealed to have nefarious designs in thoughts, however that appears far too apparent given that every one the indicators are pointing in that path and it will make the continued secrecy pointless after followers guessed the large reveal over a 12 months forward of time.
No matter whether or not Fagbenle is enjoying Taskmaster or not, a brand new picture from the official Black Widow tie-in e book has given us our greatest look but on the extremely expert mercenary, which you’ll take a look at under.
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Rachel Weisz’s Melina Vostokoff has additionally been touted as a possible Taskmaster candidate, and based mostly on how the villain seems to be acquainted with the preventing kinds of the varied Avengers that Natasha has teamed up with over time, it may possibly’t be dominated out that Thaddeus Ross and S.H.I.E.L.D. may additionally be closely concerned within the creation of Black Widow‘s large dangerous. For now, although, we’ll simply have to attend and see.