Scarlett Johansson on leaving Black Widow behind: 'It's bittersweet'

Scarlett Johansson discussed her new Marvel film Black Widow while appearing on Good Morning America. File Photo Jim Ruymen/UPI
Scarlett Johansson discussed her new Marvel film "Black Widow" while appearing on "Good Morning America." File Photo Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

June 28 (UPI) -- Scarlett Johansson said bidding farewell to Black Widow will be bittersweet while appearing on Good Morning America on Monday.

Johansson is reprising her role as the Marvel character for likely the final time in Black Widow, which comes to theaters and Disney+ with premiere access on July 9.


"I think it's bittersweet. I've had an incredible decade working with my Marvel family. I'm going to miss not seeing them every 18 months or two years like those kind of milestones I always really look forward to," the actress said when asked about leaving Black Widow behind after first appearing as the character in 2010's Iron Man 2.

"I feel really proud of this film and I think it's great to go out on a high note. This movie is so different from any other Marvel film that we've done so far so yeah like I said, it's bittersweet," she continued.


Johansson was also asked if her husband Colin Jost of Saturday Night Live fame asks her about Marvel spoilers. The couple got married in October 2020.

"He is so spoiler averse. He doesn't want to know anything during filming. If I tell him who was on the set that day he's worried that he's going to start guessing what the plotline is. Mums the word for sure, he wants to be surprised," Johansson said.

Moments from Scarlett Johansson's career

Scarlett Johansson takes a photo with fans at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of "Lost in Translation" at the Elgin Theater in Toronto, on September 5, 2003. Johansson went on to win the BAFTA award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical for her role in "Lost in Translation." Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo

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