The long-awaited movie premiered ultimate month and stars Scarlett Johansson
Barking and Dagenham council has found out a Hollywood movie changed into shot withinside the neighborhood area.
The team of the Marvel smash-hit Black Widow have been primarily based totally in Dagenham, on the Londoneast-UK commercial enterprise park, for 6 weeks over the summer time season of 2019.
The solid and team have been hosted through Barking and Dagenham ’s movie office, Film LBBD.
Black Widow is an American superhero movie starring Scarlett Johnsson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour and Rachel Weisz.
The movie is the twenty fourth withinside the Marvel Cinematic Universe and premiered in July 2021. Scarlett Johansson plays ‘Black Widow’ who is going on a solo secret agent adventure.
The place supervisor for the movie, Aurelia Thomas, stated: “It changed into an absolute delight filming in Dagenham returned in 2019 and Lisa, Jayne and the LBBD group have been extraordinarily helpful!”
The Head of Film at Barking and Dagenham, Lisa Dee, stated she ‘feels proud to had been a part of the manufacturing of this sort of woman-targeted movie’.
She stated: “This is the 1/3 time Marvel have filmed with Film LBBD in Dagenham, in advance of the brand new studios being built. This is a superb instance of worldwide manufacturing ‘choosing’ to movie in Barking and Dagenham.
“Black Widow changed into in particular unique for us to paintings on, the director Cate Shortland and manufacturing group had a clean imaginative and prescient of what they desired to achieve, and we have been so thrilled as a way to help them in handing over that.
“Personally, having a woman solid and an fantastic director on the helm – I changed into simplest unhappy now no longer to be casted as a stand-in widow (subsequent time maybe!)”
Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, councillor Darren Rodwell, stated: “Barking and Dagenham was once well-known for making cars, now we’re the Hollywood of the capital.”
While the movie changed into being produced withinside the area, the manufacturing group recruited a former pupil of Dagenham Park School, Inam Choudhury, to paintings at the filming shoot as a trainee marshal.