Looks like the previous commitment made in contract for her soul will stop Emily Blunt from taking on the sultry Russian Spy Black Widow in Iron Man 2. But rumours flying about cyberspace seem to imply they already have their eye on Blunt’s replacement. Scarlett Johansson.

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Entertainment Weekly is reporting the rumor that Scarlett Johansson is in discussions with Marvel Studios to replace Emily Blunt for the role of Russian superspy Natasha Romanoff, who doubles as Black Widow, in Iron Man 2.

Blunt’s commitment to 20th Century Fox and the studio’s upcoming Gulliver’s Travels may prohibit her from co-starring in the superhero sequel.

No matter who replaces her, I believe this will forever be a scar on Emily Blunt’s career that she could have played a minor role in Iron Man 2 that would have lead to an ensemble cast blockbuster like the Avengers is ramping up to be.

Now I like Scarlett Johansson, and I find her VERY appealing, I just don’t know that she would be the best pick for the sultry russion superspy. We already know Scarlett looks good as a redhead, so that is not my worry. Its more her presence. It just doesnt have that same vibe that I pictured Blunt to have that fit the role so well.

Johnasson is a great actress, so maybe she will surprise me. But right now I am leaning towards hope that this is just rumour and that she might play Wasp instead.