Shortland won the gig from a field of 49 candidates including Amma Asante (Belle), Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don't Cry) and Maggie Betts (Novitiate), according to Deadline.
Shortland's hiring caps off months of searching that saw Marvelreportedly meet with as many as 75 different filmmakers for the project.
Shortland will be the first female director to singlehandedly direct a Marvel Studios movie. Shortland's credits include the World War II drama Lore from 2012 and the horror film Berlin Syndrome from past year.
Cate Shortland, who is best known for the 2012 World War II picture Lore, will helm the Scarlet Johansson-starring spinoff of the popular MCU character.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has previously made a selling point out of the studio's meticulousness in choosing directors; In this case, it shows that they're not taking the business of making a Black Widow movie lightly.
While she struggled after emerging as a filmmaker of great sensitivity and visual style with Somersault - later saying, "I just didn't want the attention" - Shortland has proven she is up for a challenge. Apparently, Marvel has already met with over 40 directors about the Black Widow job to date.
The film will be written by TiMER'sJac Schaeffer, and will reportedly be a prequel set before the events of the first Avengers movie.
The CDC puts salmonella illnesses at 1.2 million per year in the United States, 1 million of which are caused by food. It says that regardless of expiration date, the cereal should be thrown away or returned to a retailer for a refund.
Health Canada says patients taking the drug should check with their pharmacists to learn if their medicine is being recalled. It initiated on-site investigations of 82 companies to check whether the drugs contain NDMA.
He also said he told May "how to do it", but that she "didn't listen" and "wanted to go a different route". He said: "I think allowing millions and millions of people to come into Europe is very, very sad".
From left: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May , and U.S. And one of the freedoms we have is freedom of speech and the freedom to express your views. "I don't.
This means that after six stages Dumoulin is now 1 minute 23 seconds behind current race leader Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing). After the relatively flat first nine days, the race will head south and into the Alps and then the Pyrenees Mountains.
But the mission, which leaned on the expertise of elite foreign divers and Thai Navy SEALs, almost turned into a calamity. The commander of the navy SEAL unit that oversaw the rescue, Rear Admiral Apakorn Yuukongkaew, hailed the global effort.
According to Wojnarowski, however, league sources said they expect the Hawks to now trade Schroder this offseason. Faried, 28, played in 32 games (seven starts) for Denver last season, averaging 5.9 points and 4.8 rebounds.
But Tuesday, the 46-year-old transient artist was arrested and accused of stabbing a Miami tourist with a pair of scissors. Crenshaw claimed he acted in self-defense after Coronado punched him in the head, the Herald reports.
Emmy Award nominations: 'Handmaid's Tale' earns 20 nods
The fantasy dragons-and-swords saga, which already has 38 Emmys under its belt, is not expected back on screens until next year. Others in the category include "black-ish", " Silicon Valley ", " Curb Your Enthusiasm " and " Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ".
What Melania Trump will be doing in London
The Queen will meet President Donald Trump at Windsor Castle on Friday, the palace has confirmed. May and Trump are scheduled to hold talks and a joint news conference on Friday.
Israel to launch first lunar space mission in December
This way, they will raise interest in space among the people in Israel, and will also encourage young generations to study STEM. On the moon, the vessel will transmit data to the control centre at IAI for two days before its systems shut down.
Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge
The club's 64-word announcement was eventually made on Friday, ending with: "We wish Antonio every success in his future career". Former banker Sarri, 59, will be Chelsea's ninth full-time manager since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003.
Hurricane Chris's eye stares at NASA's Aqua satellite
EDT Wednesday, but the National Hurricane Center suggested people in Atlantic Canada monitor the storm's progress. Looks like another storm right next to Tropical Storm Chris , but it won't ever get named and here's why.
Former Celtic Isaiah Thomas signs in Denver
Free agent Isaiah Thomas signed with the Denver Nuggets late Wednesday night, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. He was traded to Cleveland last summer along with Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a pair of picks for Kyrie Irving .
London awaits Trump's visit, braces for protests
In an incendiary interview , warned that her Brexit plan would "kill the deal" between the USA and Britain on trade. Trump will spend one night in British capital. "I would actually say that she probably went the opposite way".
Mexico quake unearths ancient pyramid
Ceramic remains and coal were also discovered in the temple, which scientists say could have been used for ritual activities. A man works at the substructure inside the Teopanzolco pyramid in Cuernavaca, Morelos State, Mexico on July 11, 2018.