With no shortage of male-oriented superhero movies coming down the Hollywood pipeline, there hasn’t really been much in the way of a superhero movie with a female lead. With the Wonder Woman release still two years away, Saturday Night Live over the weekend put together a hilarious spoof of a movie trailer which pokes fun at what a female-driven superhero movie might look like.

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With Scarlett Johansson naturally taking on the role of Black Widow, the trailer takes a few jabs at many of the cliched storylines one tends to see in romantic comedies. Of course, the underlying comedic premise is that even a bad-ass female superhero like the Black Widow can’t escape being pigeonholed into a one-dimensional character solely concerned with looking for love in the big city.

 

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