Scarlett Johansson’s Opening SNL Monologue Homages ‘Avengers: Endgame’

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Scarlett Johansson opened her latest Saturday Night Live appearance with a monologue homaging Avengers: Endgame.

Having hosted SNL five times prior to last night, Scarlett Johansson tried something a little different for her latest appearance. Initially, it appears as though she starts of a standard comedic monologue, but suddenly some of the show’s players start turning into dust, as several characters in Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame did. With the help of Nick Fury (Kenan Thompson), Scarlett Johansson assumes the role of Black Widow once again and discovers that the villain behind this insidious plot isn’t Thanos this time.

Check out Scarlett Johansson’s Avengers: Endgame take-off below:

Scarlett Johansson will appear as Black Widow once more in an eponymous prequel set to release on May 1, 2020, set after Captain America: Civil War and leading up to the events of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame. As it stands, Avengers: Endgame is the highest-grossing movie of all time when unadjusted for inflation, and it only makes sense that Scarlett Johansson’s return to SNL would make use of the movie’s premise as a sort of victory lap.

Here is the official synopsis for Avengers: Endgame:

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, Avengers: Endgame.

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

Avengers: Endgame is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, DVD, and Disney+.

Source: YouTube

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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