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Scarlett Johansson was once again sporting her signature red tresses, as filming for the Black Widow solo movie began at Pinewood Studios.

The star, 34, had returned to the iconic look to shoot the first scenes on a forest set, despite the film being yet to confirm a release date.

It comes as it was seemingly confirmed that Black Widow would be a prequel to the Avengers series, as the former SHIELD agent Natasha Romanoff met a tragic fate in the epic Endgame.

Beginning: Scarlett Johansson, 34, has returned to her iconic red tresses to filming the Black Widow spin-off

It's here! The Marvel solo film finally started filming in Pinewood Studios on Thursday

Beginning: Scarlett Johansson, 34, has returned to her iconic red tresses, as filming for the Black Widow spin-off began at Pinewood Studios on Thursday

As Scarlett arrived on set she was sporting a casual look to film the woodland scenes, with her newly-dyed hair pulled into a half-up half-down style.

The Iron Man 2 star was recently confirmed to be reprising her role for the film, after months of speculation and demand from fans that the fan-favourite character appear in her own picture.

The first look at filming offers little insight into the film's plot, although a rickety silver caravan and large land rover could also be seen on the set.

The Handmaid's Tale star O. T. Fagbenle, 38, was also seen chatting to other crew members on the set. 

At last: The Hollywood star, 34, had returned to the iconic look to shoot the first scenes on a forest set, despite the film being yet to confirm a release date

At last: The star, 34, had returned to the iconic look to shoot the first scenes on a forest set, despite the film being yet to confirm a release date

Relaxed: Scarlett opted for a casual ensemble as she filmed the scenes in a woodland setting

Pretty: The blockbuster star had her newly-dyed tresses in a half-up half-down style

Relaxed: Scarlett opted for a casual ensemble as she filmed the scenes in a woodland setting, with her new red hair in a half-up half-down style

Amazing: The film was only recently confirmed by Marvel, with filming expected to continue until September

Amazing: The film was only recently confirmed by Marvel, with filming expected to continue until September

Anticipated: The film is expected to be a prequel that tells the tale of how Natasha first came to be involved in Russia's Widow programme

Anticipated: The film is expected to be a prequel that tells the tale of how Natasha first came to be involved in Russia's Widow programme

Superstar: Scarlett first played Natasha Romanoff in 2010's Iron Man 2, and has since gone onto appear in six more Marvel films

Superstar: Scarlett first played Natasha Romanoff in 2010's Iron Man 2, and has since gone onto appear in six more Marvel films

Over: Natasha was tragically killed in Avengers Endgame last month

Throwback: Fans were then quick to guess that the spin-off would be an origin story

Tragic: Given Natasha was killed in Avengers: Endgame last month, fans were quick to guess the spin-off would be an origin story

Star-studded: In April it was confirmed that Stranger Things star David Harbour, 43, had also joined the cast, with Rachel Weisz also rumoured to be appearing in the film

Star-studded: In April it was confirmed that Stranger Things star David Harbour, 43, had also joined the cast, with Rachel Weisz also rumoured to be appearing in the film 

The film is expected to be a prequel that tells the tale of how Natasha first came to be involved in Russia's Widow programme, and her eventual transformation into a ruthless spy and assassin.

Given Natasha was tragically killed in Avengers: Endgame last month, fans were quick to guess the spin-off would be an origin story.

In April it was confirmed that Stranger Things star David Harbour, 43, had also joined the cast, with  Rachel Weisz also

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