We're always looking for diversity in media. Whether it's film, television or literature, there should always be an even playing field. But when it comes to superhero movies, it's a man's world. Women are usually just love interests or supporting characters.
She said, "There are definitely many strong women, but it will be exciting when there is a central female character which I think is coming — I have heard is coming — and, of course, also a central non-white character will also be exciting. Title characters."
Portman continued, "They do definitely have strong female characters in them and I think it's a testament to the people who run Marvel, their respect, their just normal human respect for women, the way they want to characterize them; you can tell when men talk to you, as just a person or as a 'woman.'"
Rumor has it that Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) is a prime candidate for a solo adventure. Nothing's set in stone, but we could see it happening. She'll reunite with Chris Evans in next year's Captain America: The Winter Soldier. If that does well, who knows what the future may hold?
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