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April 26, 14 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Taking a spin on the beloved animated film, Disney is working on an adaptation of “The Jungle Book” directed by Jon Favreau. And it appears the studio is eyeing some heavy hitters, as The Hollywood Reporter stated Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o are in the middle of negotiations to join confirmed cast member Idris Elba. […]

November 6, 10 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Scarlett Johansson is in final negotiations to star alongside Matt Damon in We Bought A Zoo, the Cameron Crowe-directed adaptation of the Benjamin Mee memoir for 20th Century Fox about an American who moves to England to operate a zoo. Deadline reported on Monday that Johansson had the inside track on the role, but she […]

November 3, 10 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Scarlett Johansson is set to star in Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi pic “Under the Skin.” Glen Basner’s FilmNation is launching the film at the American Film Market, which gets underway today. PIc is based on Michel Faber’s tome, published by Canongate. Glazer (“Birth,” “Sexy Beast”) penned the adapted script with Walter Campbell, and is set to […]

September 8, 10 | Author: | 3 Comment(s)

We have been posting news and rumors about Scarlett’s possible attachment to some projects. Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity, Diablo Cody’s Breathers: A Zombie Lament, Stanley Kubrick’s lost script turned into Lunatic at Large and the indie movie Old St. Louis. Well, I just got a mail from Scarlett’s publicist turning down all this rumors, Scarlett won’t […]

September 3, 10 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Last we heard (early last year), Diablo Cody was producing and Geoff Latulippe was scripting the adaptation of S.G. Browne’s Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament. That script is now in, and it’s out to directors. Moreover, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson are “loosely” attached, according to the Hollywood Cog. The movie is a romantic comedy about […]

August 10, 10 | Author: | 2 Comment(s)

David O. Russell’s next movie is coming together fast — thanks to the imminent commitment of Scarlett Johansson to star alongside its producer and leading man, Vince Vaughn. Vulture hears that Vaughn’s Wild West Picture Show production company has landed Johansson to star in Old St. Louis, a Paper Moon–esque road movie about a divorced […]

August 4, 10 | Author: | 2 Comment(s)

Ryan Reynolds has signed on as narrator and exec producer of “The Whale,” a docu about a wild killer whale that causes upheaval in a small town when he tries to befriend human beings. Suzanne Chisholm and Michael Parfit directed the film, produced by Mountainside Films. Reynolds signed on to the project because he had […]

April 30, 10 | Author: | Leave a Comment

When rumors hit the Web that the Kurt Cobain biopic had found its leads in Robert Pattinson and Scarlett Johansson, the idea that Pattinson would portray the indie rocker was quickly dismissed. But fans shouldn’t give up on the prospect of Johansson playing the Hole frontwoman, because she hasn’t ruled it out just yet. “I […]

October 28, 09 | Author: | 10 Comment(s)

Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson will topline a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller drama A View From the Bridge, bowing at the Cort Theater later this season. Johansson, who recently wrapped production on Iron Man 2, makes her Rialto debut in the role. Schreiber was last on Broadway in the 2007 revival of Talk Radio […]