Scarlett Johannson to step into the Iron Man web?

According to Entertainment Weekly, Emily Blunt, who was set to play the villainess Black Widow in the upcoming Iron Man 2 alongside returning Robert Downey Jr., may have to bail on the project because of her commitments to Gulliver's Travels (set to start production on April 15).

Filling in her web may be Scarlett Johannson, who Marvel has their eyes on.  Marvel is not commenting but sources close to Johansson have confirmed that both Marvel and Johannson are interested in the teaming.

Although Gulliver's Travels' start date is definitive, Iron Man 2 still has no script or production date although Paramount has claimed the May 7, 2010 weekend for release.

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