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Scarlett Johansson & Florence Pugh Both Had Pneumonia While Filming 'Black Widow'

Scarlett Johansson & Florence Pugh Both Had Pneumonia While Filming 'Black Widow'

Black Widow finally has a release date after multiple delays, and new intel about filming conditions was revealed in a new interview with The Gentlewoman.

While speaking with director Cate Shortland about the project, she revealed that the four month shoot took a toll on everyone, especially Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh.

“It was like being in the army,” Cate said. “By the end, Scarlett and her co-star Florence Pugh were both shooting while ill with pneumonia.”

Black Widow was filmed in many locations, including Norway, Morocco, the U.K. as well as the USA.

The Marvel Studios movie, with, is set to debut in theaters and on Disney+ the same day – July 9.

Cate added of Scarlett in the interview, “She’s completely unpretentious,” the director said, “and that makes her really fun to be around. She’ll be joking with the best boy or the runner; there’s no hierarchy. She appreciates people, and she makes people feel appreciated.”

If you haven’t seen, Scarlett spoke about her past controversies. Here’s what she said…

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