Red Guardian (Alexei Shostakov)

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Alexei Alanovich Shostakov
Superhero Alias:
Red Guardian
David Harbour
Enhanced strength & durability due to recreated supersoldier serum
First Appearance:
Black Widow (2021)
Every Appearance:
Black Widow
Next Appearance:

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David Harbour Casts Uncertainty About His Next MCU Phase 5 Movie's Filming Plan

David Harbour expressed uncertainty in an interview prior to the actor's strike regarding his next MCU movie.

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David Harbour Has 1 Request for Red Guardian’s MCU Return

In anticipation of David Harbour's Red Guardian returning in Thunderbolts, the Stranger Things star has one request.

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Black Widow 2: Marvel Exec Confirms Upcoming Movie Will Act as a Sequel

A Marvel Studios executive confirmed that an upcoming movie will serve as a sequel to 2021's Black Widow.

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MCU: 10 Rejected Designs for David Harbour’s Marvel Costume (Official Photos)

"Black Widow: The Art of the Movie" book revealed rejected designs for David Harbour's Red Guardian.

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Marvel Studios Casts Secret Role In Sebastian Stan & Florence Pugh's Thunderbolts Movie

A new cast member of the upcoming Thunderbolts MCU movie has been announced.

By Gillian Blum -

Marvel Forced to Split David Harbour With Netflix for Thunderbolts Production

It's been revealed that Marvel and Netflix will be splitting David Harbour's time next year while he works on Thunderbolts and Stranger Things.

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MCU Phase 5's Unexpected Ending Gets Teased by Star

Thunderbolts star David Harbour discussed an MCU “bomb drop” in the Phase 5 capper.

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Marvel's Thunderbolts Movie Will 'Drop a Bomb' on the MCU, Promises Actor

A star from Marvel Studios' Thunderbolts teased the big swings the movie will take.

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Marvel’s Thunderbolts Movie Cast Is WAY Different Than Comic Team

Marvel’s Thunderbolts Movie Cast Is WAY Different Than Comic Team

By Richard Nebens -

Disney Confirms 7 Marvel Actors Appearing In Thunderbolts Movie

At Marvel Studios' D23 Expo presentation, the members of the upcoming Thunderbolts team were announced.

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Marvel Celebrates 10 MCU Dads on Father's Day, Including Thanos

Marvel celebrated 10 different dads from the MCU in honor of Father's Day.

By Richard Nebens -

Black Widow's David Harbour Appears In Doctor Strange 2 Tide Tie-In Promo

Black Widow's David Harbour appeared in a promotional ad for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

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Marvel Hides Black Widow Movie Easter Egg In New Trailer for What If

The latest What If...? trailer revealed a blink-and-you'll-miss-it Easter egg that has ties to Natasha Romanoff's past.

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14 MCU Characters Whose Thanos Snap Survival Is Still a Mystery

MCU's Phase 4 isn't exactly shying away from the Snap and Blip of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, but the fate of many Marvel characters during that tumultuous time period is still unclear.

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Black Widow: 9 Deleted Scenes Descriptions Revealed

Disney released descriptions of bonus features for Black Widow's home media debut, including multiple deleted scenes.

By Nathan Johnson -

Marvel Boss Wants To See Anthony Mackie's Captain America Fight David Harbour's Red Guardian

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige admitted that he wants to see David Harbour’s Red Guardian go up against Sam Wilson’s Captain America.

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Black Widow: 5 Biggest Fan Complaints About the Scarlett Johansson Movie

Marvel's Black Widow starring Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh was well-received, but MCU fans had several complaints such as Taskmaster, Budapest, and the film's ending.

By Savannah Sanders -

Black Widow Actor Claims To Be the First X-Men Character In the MCU

The actor behind Ursa Major in Marvel Studios' Black Widow claims to be the first Mutant X-Men character to be in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

By Russ Milheim -

Marvel Wants David Harbour & Rachel Weisz Back For Future Project

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige says that “it’s a safe bet” that fans will see more of Melina Vostokoff and Red Guardian in future MCU projects.

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Black Widow Hints at Russian Version of Iron Man Living In the MCU

A name-drop of a classic Iron Man villain in Black Widow could potentially hold a deeper meaning for the MCU.

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Black Widow Director Explains That Captain America Reference

David Harbour and Cate Shortland teased the idea of a battle between the Red Guardian and Captain America in the MCU.

By Richard Nebens -

Black Widow Star Teases Hawkeye vs. Red Guardian Future Fight Hopes

David Harbour teased where the Red Guardian could go in other MCU projects.

By Richard Nebens -

Black Widow Star David Harbour Teases His Marvel Future as Red Guardian

Black Widow's David Harbour said there is some "chatter" around his return as Red Guardian.

By David Thompson -

Black Widow Post-Credits Scene Explained: 5 Hints About the Future of the MCU

Here are 5 things we've learnt about the MCU's future from Black Widow's post-credits scene.

By Tom Drew -

Black Widow Movie Cast | Full List of Marvel Characters

Black Widow brings Marvel characters new and old to the big screen, so here's every single one of them.

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Disney+ Celebrates Black Widow With Special Covers For Avengers: Endgame, Infinity War & More

To celebrate the release of Marvel's Black Widow, Disney+ has changed their thumbnails for Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and more to promote Natasha Romanoff.

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Black Widow: New Video Hints at Movie's Impact on Future MCU Phase 4 Projects

A new featurette for Black Widow hints at reappearances of characters in other future Phase 4 projects.

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Black Widow: New Footage Shows De-Aged David Harbour & Rachel Weisz In Flashback Scene

A new Black Widow featurette showcases the family theme of the MCU prequel.

By Aeron Mer Eclarinal -

Black Widow Review: Is It Worth the Wait?

After three release date delays and a decade-plus of development, Black Widow is finally here, and The Direct breaks down how it stacks up overall.

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Black Widow: Disney Reveals Unexpected Details About Natasha's Childhood

A new description of Natasha's childhood in Black Widow sheds more light on her upbringing.

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Avengers: Endgame: David Harbour Teases Whereabouts of His Black Widow Character During Thanos Fight

David Harbour is unsure where Red Guardian is during the last two Avengers movies.

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Black Widow: 8 New Images Show Scarlett Johansson's Natasha, OT Fagbenele's Mystery Character & More

Taskmaster, Yelena Belova, and others take center stage in these new Black Widow still images.

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MCU's Avengers Receive Yet Another Reference In New Black Widow Teaser

Black Widow star David Harbor references the Avengers in a new clip from the upcoming film.

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Black Widow: David Harbour Responds To Captain America vs. Red Guardian Prospects

In a press conference for Marvel Studios' Black Widow, David Harbour talked about exploring the story between Captain America and his character, Red Guardian.

By Savannah Sanders -

Black Widow Reviews: How Are Critics Reacting To the Scarlett Johansson Film?

The first reactions to Marvel Studios' Black Widow have arrived, and most of them are praising the film's ensemble cast.

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Black Widow: Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour & More Featured In 3 New Behind-the-Scenes Photos

New behind-the-scenes photos from Marvel's Black Widow have been shared, including one posted by David Harbour, ahead of the film's July 9, 2021 release.

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Black Widow: Avengers Joke Featured In New Scene From Teaser

A new Black Widow promo includes an Avengers joke from David Harbour's Red Guardian.

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Black Widow: New Teaser Flashes Back To Iron Man 2 & Avengers: Age of Ultron, Reveals New Scenes

A brand-new special look at Marvel Studios' Black Widow has been unveiled ahead of its July 9, 2021 release date.

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Black Widow: Marvel Releases Funny New Scene With Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour & More

A new clip from Black Widow has been released showing Red Guardian actor David Harbour in his old costume.

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Black Widow: New Scenes With David Harbour & Florence Pugh Revealed In Theaters

In preparation for July's long-awaited release of Black Widow, a new featurette is being shown in theaters featuring segments of new footage and discussion from the film's cast.

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