Posted by Riikka on October 9, 2007
Thanks to JustJared, we have some highlights from Scarlett’s upcoming Elle cover story:

On being Woody Allen’s muse: “We’ve joked about that word. Woody says, ‘You appear and my writer’s block is cured.’”

On Woody Allen: “Woody’s mannerisms and his wit are classically him. But when you know someone, your conversation has an intimacy that you couldn’t have predicted from seeing him on the screen. Woody surprises me all the time. On film, you see his neurotic side but not his sensitivity.”

On being fondled by Isaac Mizrahi at last year’s Golden Globes: “I was so mortified. Holy moly, that was bizarre!”

Elle’s November Hollywood Issue hits newsstands nationwide on Tuesday, October 16th. HQ version of the Elle cover is now available here – gorgeous!!!

Edit: I’ve added preview scans of the issue by chateauxs! The editorial is beautiful, I especially love the back and white close-ups. By the way, according to the article, Scarlett’s album will be released in February 2008.

GALLERY LINKS:
Elle (US) – November 2007

Posted by Riikka on October 9, 2007

What do Gisele Bündchen, Orlando Bloom and Scarlett Johansson have in common? Each has signed a World Wildlife Fund “Hotter than I Should Be” t-shirt to be auctioned off on eBay from Oct. 3-12, 2007. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to WWF’s global conservation initiatives including fighting threats like climate change.

Why “Hotter than I Should Be”? Climate change is among the most pervasive threats to the Earth today. We have the power to address its root causes and limit its impact on the planet. Without action, climate change will cause the extinction of countless species and destroy some of the world’s most precious ecosystems, putting millions of people at risk. WWF is a leader in the field of climate science and a persuasive advocate for emissions reductions and increases in the use of energy efficient technologies. You can help us influence behavior and change attitudes… make your bid today!

Scarlett is auctioning two t-shirts; view them here and here – and be sure to place your bid!

Posted by Riikka on October 9, 2007

I came across even more HQ production stills of Scarlett in The Nanny Diaries. Don’t forget that the movie is opening in the UK this Friday!

GALLERY LINKS:
The Nanny Diaries > Production Stills

Posted by Riikka on October 8, 2007

Paz Vega has also joined the cast of Will Eisner’s The Spirit. She will play the knife-wielding Plaster of Paris.

Principal photography began today in New Mexico. Lionsgate is working with Odd Lot Entertainment to get the film canned in time for release on January 16th, 2009. The production got just enough start to likely avoid the oncoming strike.

Source: CanMag

Posted by Riikka on October 7, 2007

Sin City‘s Jaime King has joined the cast of The Spirit. She will be portraying the hypnotizing Lorelei Rox. The character had her first and only appearance in the September 19th, 1948 issue. Her character story arch, while short, was one of the most memorable. She is described as a modern-day siren with a voice that could kill.

Production will begin this month in Albuquerque Studios in New Mexico and is set for release on January 16, 2009.

Source: Jaime King Online, IESB, Superhero flix

Posted by Riikka on October 7, 2007
Scarlett is back on the set of He’s Just Not That Into You . Looking as cute as a button, she was photographed filming a scene with Bradley Cooper yesterday.

Log in at the gallery to view 33 HQ pictures.

GALLERY LINKS:
On the Set > October 6, 2007

Posted by Riikka on October 6, 2007
Miss Johansson graces the cover of the November 2007 issue of Elle (US edition), which is the ‘Women in Hollywood’ issue. Scarlett is wearing a sexy black and white striped dress.

Hopefully we’ll have some scans soon. If anyone gets to it before the issue hits UK stands, please do not hesitate to send in scans!

Posted by Riikka on October 4, 2007

Scarlett Johansson is the #3 top cover star, according to Forbes‘ first-ever analysis of the top-selling celebrity faces. Only Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s pictures on the covers of magazines cause a greater increase in sales than Scarlett! Here’s the top 10:

1) Jennifer Aniston
2) Brad Pitt
3) Scarlett Johansson
4) Angelina Jolie
5) Reese Witherspoon
6) Katie Holmes
7) Carrie Underwood
8) Jennifer Hudson [tie]
8) Valerie Bertinelli [tie]
10) Kelly Ripa

We looked at the newsstand sales of the six leading celebrity weeklies – People, Star, US Weekly, In Touch Weekly, Life & Style and OK! –over a six-month period ending June 30, as supplied by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. We eliminated all non-celebrity and collage covers as well as special issues with exceptionally large rate bases. Then we counted how many more–or less–issues the celebrity’s cover sold, as compared with the magazine’s average newsstand sales. Next, we factored in the number of full covers a celebrity graced. Finally, we ranked his or her consumer appeal using data from Encino, Calif.-based polling firm E-Poll Market Research to rule out flukes.

Here is what they said about Miss Johansson:

When it comes to fans, Johansson is hardly lacking. The Nanny Diaries star ranks sixth in likability, with an E-Poll score of 28. Perhaps the tabloids should show her some of the same. After all, when ScarJo graced the Jan. 22 cover of US Weekly, newsstand sales shot up 7%.

Posted by Riikka on September 30, 2007

Eva Mendes chatted to IESB.net about The Spirit and working with Scarlett Johansson on My Brother the Pig:

Q: What about The Spirit? Are you… Sand Saref?

EVA: The Spirit? I’m Sand Saref! I start that in just a couple weeks! Yeah.

Q: So are you reading that old comic strip?

EVA: Yeah, I have some. Frank Miller gave me some of the old comics. And I’m excited because I’ve never actually played, like, a real Femme Fatal. And this woman is just, you know, she is just, she would eat you for breakfast. So yeah, I know, it’s kinda fun!

Q: What can you say about your costume?

EVA: Right now we are thinking a very old-meets-new, Rita-Hayward-ish kinda hair. We have a forties feel to some of the outfits and stuff but obviously modernizing Frank Miller’s, you know, lovely insanity. So it will be a nice little mix. But you, that’s what we’re thinking now, and that can at least change once we’re there, it usually does.

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