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Actor Chris Evans, who plays "Captain America", poses for photographers at a media event ahead of the release of "Captain America: Civil War", in London, Britain April 25, 2016 Reuters/Peter Nicholls

Will fans ever get their “Black Widow” solo film? This is a question that has been hovering over many fans’ heads, and it appears that even a member of the “Avengers” cast has been wondering about such a project as well.

The Black Widow character has been portrayed by actress Scarlett Johansson ever since her first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with the first “Iron Man” film. She has since crossed over to other films in the MCU, including the “Avengers” movies and her latest stint with 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War.” While other Avengers have had their fair share of solo films (such as Iron Man with Robert Downey Jr., Captain America with Chris Evans, and even Thor with Chris Hemsworth), there are others whose stories have yet to be explored. One of them is Black Widow.

Black Widow, also known as Natasha Romanoff, is a master spy and assassin in the Marvel universe. She has ties not only to the Avengers team, but even to Bucky Barnes, Captain America’s best friend who is also known as the Winter Soldier. Many fans have been clamouring for a “Black Widow” solo film as they would not only like to see more of her character and history explored, they would also like to see a female protagonist take the lead in a solo MCU film. While the latter concern has been amended with the upcoming “Captain Marvel” solo film (with Brie Larson portraying the titular character), there has yet to be any progress on a possible solo venture for Black Widow.

Evans, who has established himself as Captain America in the MCU, recently divulged that he too would like to see a film solely focusing on Black Widow. In a recent interview with Elle, Evans was questioned as to why a “Black Widow” solo film has yet to see the light of day. Evans had concurred with the inquiry before praising his co-star and revealing that such a project may eventually surface in due time.

“It would really just clean up, wouldn’t it?” Evans said of a possible “Black Widow” film. “Scarlett [Johansson] is so good at everything she does. She’s such a crucial part in the other films. She always makes her presence so felt — even when there are 50 different superheroes running around onscreen. I wouldn’t be surprised if that happens at some point in the future. I’m sure Scarlett would be open to it.”

It’s also worth noting that Black Widow isn’t the only Avenger who has yet to have their own solo movie. Hawkeye, portrayed by actor Jeremy Renner, is also another character lacking a solo venture in the MCU.