If you're a little confused by the timeline, you're not alone—but the events of Black Widow are meant to take place after Captain America: Civil War, when the Avengers split off and went out on their own before rejoining forces in Avengers: Infinity War. “Where we find Natasha in her life at this point is very specific,” Johansson previously told Entertainment Weekly. “She really is in a dark place where she’s got no one to call and nowhere to go.
In it we see Johansson's Natasha Romanoff heading home to her native Russia and reconnecting with her family, including her sister Yelena (played by Little Women star Florence Pugh), her mother (Rachel Weisz), and her father (David Harbour), who is Russia's version of Captain America, the Red Guardian. “I’ve lived a lot of lives, but I’m done running from my past,” Johansson says in the clip.
Following on the heels of Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman and Brie Larson's Captain Marvel, another female-led superhero movie will make its way to movie theaters in May 2020: Black Widow.