Mar 22nd, 2007

“Creole? Really? How fascinating. So is there still that whole voodoo thing?”

The young waiter from the island of Mauritius stood tongue-tied in the dining room of the Spa Hotel in Kent, England, baffled by the movie star who was focused on his French accent instead of his list of Frenchified entrées—trout millefeuille and tenderloin en croute. He did not understand why his native dialect made her think of black magic, Mardi Gras, and dolls with pins.

“You know, voodoo? Witchcraft? Is that part of the culture?” Her voice lowered coaxingly. “You can tell us.”

Scarlett Johansson has a habit of talking forcefully and teasingly to strangers, charging past her own youth and soft, delectable looks to establish a beachhead of individuality. The waiter, the driver, an autograph-seeking fan, a man giving directions on the street…all are treated with the same kind of good-natured raillery.
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Mar 21st, 2007

With the help of the great Mycah I have now managed to change the news script from CuteNews to WordPress, which comes with many more options. This also means that you’re able to comment on the news and updates again, but keep in mind that the comments will be carefully moderated and aproved before added to the site. I obviously will not let any rude or Scarlett bashing comments go through so please don’t even bother writing them – you’re just wasting your own time. Any constructive comments are appreciated, as always.

There was an error with the gallery, which my great host fixed, but it lead to the deletion of the members database. Please register again to take full advantage of the gallery. Sorry for any inconvenience!

Last but not least, I’ve finally added captures of the DVD extras of The Prestige.

• DVD Screencaptures > The Director’s Notebook
• DVD Screencaptures > The Art of The Prestige

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Mar 19th, 2007

Miss Scarlett is featured on the cover of the April 2007 issue of Vogue. This is her first time on the cover of the US edition while she’s already been featured twice in UK version. The gorgeous cover shot can now be found in the gallery! Some highlights from the interview:

• On Woody Allen: “I’d sew the hems of his pants if he asked me to.”
• On Justin Timberlake: “We had fun together, but it’s not like the first time I’ve ever hung out with him. I think this happens because we’re both single and in the spotlight, and obviously Justin’s a very high-profile person.”
• On her and Justin being an item: “Not true.”
• On her break-up with Josh Hartnett: “I’d rather not comment on my personal life in that way.”

She’s “criminally sexy,” Allen, 71, said in an e-mail sent to Vogue about his muse. “She is unlike anyone who has come before her, and while she is a much stronger actress in every way, there is a tiny bit of Marilyn Monroe in her zaftig humidity.”

The April 2007 issue of Vogue hits the stands today so be sure to pick up your copy! Scans would also be much appreciated.

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Mar 18th, 2007

Scarlett Johansson will host Free Arts NYC’s 8th annual art and photography auction and benefit, ‘Portraits & Polaroids’, on April 23, 2007, in New York.

Dior has signed on as the fashion sponsor of Free Arts NYC’s 8th annual art and photography auction and benefit, ‘Portraits & Polaroids’, to take place April 23 at Milk Gallery. Scarlett Johansson and Liv Tyler will co-host alongside co-chairs Amy Sacco and Mary Alice Stephenson, and Simon de Pury will serve as auctioneer.

Holly Dunlap, Donna Karan, Alexis Bryan, Tory Burch, Lauren Davis, Damon Dash and Rachel Roy, Michael Kors, Derek Lam, Carolyn Murphy, Zac Posen, Narciso Rodriguez, Elizabeth Saltzman Walker, Peter Som, Annabel Tollman, Vera Wang, Jacquetta Wheeler, and Rachel Zoe are among the fashion community members on the benefit committee.

In 2006, the event raised over $555,000. Vanity Fair also continues on as the event’s magazine sponsor. Tickets start at $250 and are available at www.freeartsnyc.org.

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Mar 15th, 2007

According to Vogue UK, Scarlett has been signed by Louis Vuitton to shoot her third season of advertisements for the label. She is rumored to be shooting the autumn/winter photos in Los Angeles next week with photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

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Mar 14th, 2007

According to New York Post, Scarlett is in the running to play Nellie Forbush in a revival of South Pacific at Lincoln Center.

Lincoln Center and director Bartlett Sher, who staged the theater’s Tony Award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza last year, have already begun drawing up plans for the January 2008 production.

Reese Witherspoon and Kelli O’Hara (The Pajama Game) are also on Lincoln Center’s wish list. But Johansson is known to be a huge fan of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, and her agents have been telling theater producers that she’d love to star in a Broadway show.
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Mar 14th, 2007

The world premiere of The Nanny Diaries will be held April 9 in New York City. CaesarStone and Swiffer are holding competitions in which you can win tickets for the premiere. Be sure to enter and see if you win. Good luck!

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Mar 14th, 2007

Variety has confirmed that Scarlett has signed to star in Woody Allen Spanish Project, her third collaboration with Woody Allen. This makes her the actress Allen has used most frequently since his early runs with Mia Farrow and Diane Keaton.

Johansson and Rebecca Hall (The Prestige) join Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz in the film, which will shoot for six weeks in Barcelona and one week in Asturias. Allen will trek to Spain in June for pre-production and then will return to begin production after the July 4 holiday.

Spain-based producer Mediapro is financing half of the film, and Letty Aronson, Steve Tenenbaum and Gareth Wiley are producing. Read More…

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Mar 14th, 2007

The world premiere of The Nanny Diaries will be held April 9, 2007 in New York City. CaesarStone and Swiffer are holding competitions, in which you can win tickets for the premiere. Be sure to enter and see if you win.

Good luck to all Scarlett fans!

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