Scarlett Johansson Reacts To Salma Hayek And Others Joining MCU

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Scarlett Johansson is thrilled that Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek are joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

“I’m very excited about it, and I have to say, I was nervous coming here because we’re in the middle of shooting right now,” Scarlett shared with E! News. “So it’s not a time that you could ever share anything with anybody on any side of the movie, particularly in this universe, where everything is just so huge and the pressure’s on. But I’m really, really proud of what we showed today.”

The actress then shared about how excited she is about all the powerhouse women involved in the upcoming Marvel projects.

“It was amazing. I mean, there’s a lot of women up there that I hugely admire — Angelina, Salma [Hayek]…Rachel [Weisz]…Tessa [Thompson]…Natalie [Portman],” Scarlett shared. “It’s bananas. I think it’s very exciting. I think it grounds the presence of the MCU in a way. It’s very exciting to see such a diverse group of people. It’s awesome. And it’s about time.”