Cancelled Movies. Wiki

In 2006, Lionsgate was going to make a Black Widow film based on the Marvel character of the same name. The film was going to have an R rating and the script was going to be written by David Hayter, who had previously wrote X-Men and X2.


Charlize Theron as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  • Due to solo female action films Bloodrayne, Ultraviolet, and AEON Flux being massive flops, Lionsgate started to become disinterested in the project.
  • The rights to Black Widow reverted back to Marvel.


  • The film was cancelled.
  • In 2010, Black Widow made her film debut in Iron Man 2, a film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In 2021, Black Widow had her own solo movie.