We previously reported that Scarlett was really close to signing a deal for a new movie. Well, I have the pleasure to confirm that Scarlett has signed to star in Cameron Crowe’s upcoming film We Bought a Zoo! The shooting starts this January, and we are suuuper excited! What are your first thoughts on this project? (You can read more about it here*)
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 and the studio were apart on money. Fox was also talking to Amy Adams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Rachel McAdams. Crowe and Aline Brosh McKenna wrote the script. Johansson has been on the short list for several plum parts recently. She is in contention to play Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, along with several other actresses. Lionsgate also wanted her for Pride, Prejudice and Zombies, but that now appears in doubt.
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 begin production in late spring 2011.
Nick Wechsler and James Wilson are producing. Film4’s Tessa Ross is exec producing, while Tanya Seghatchian is shepherding for the U.K. Film Council with assistance from Scottish Screen.
Storyline revolves around an alien disguised as a mesmerizing woman who snares human prey on remote highways and other desolate spots with her voracious sexuality. But over time, she begins to change her thinking about humans and finds herself on a collision course with her own kind.
“We’re so very excited to be working on this arrestingly original movie,” Basner said. “How could we pass up the chance to work with a visionary director like Jonathan, especially when combined with the intriguing notion of Scarlett Johansson as a ruthless alien seductress?”
Scarlett Johansson will host the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live for her third time with musical guest Arcade Fire on November 13th.
That means new videos, new photoshoot, and new acting! I always love to see her comic side in SNL, so yay!
Scarlett is the image of the 2010/2011 Winter Mango Collection. This is her sixth campaign for MNG and as I’ve been told, she has renewed her contract, she was also caught last week in Barcelona doing a new photoshoot for the brand, so more gorgeousness coming in spring! But for now, enjoy all the great Winter ads in our gallery. As a curiosity, the campaign was again shot by photographer Mario Sorrenti, but this time in a beautiful house in London.
– Other Projects: Modeling: Mango > 2010 Winter Campaign
J. Ralph confesses to having a major cultural flashback experience while working with the stellar musical lineup he assembled to record songs for a new documentary about autism, “Wretches and Jabberers: And Stories From the Road.”
The remarkably diverse list of participants includes Norah Jones, Scarlett Johansson, Carly Simon, Devendra Banhart, Antony Hegarty, Ben Harper, Vashti Bunyan, Bob Weir, Stephen Stills and Vincent Gallo among many more.
They all signed on to be part of producer-director Gerardine Wurzberg’s film centering on a road trip undertaken by two autistic adult men.
“It was the craziest thing,” said Ralph, the New York singer and songwriter who composed scores for two previous Academy Award-winning documentaries, James Marsh’s “Man on Wire” in 2008 and Louis Psihoyos “The Cove” from last year. Ralph’s work on those projects prompted Wurzberg to seek him out to supply music for her exploration of the isolation and alienation that often accompanies autism.
Scarlett’s husband, Ryan Reynolds, celebrated his 34th birthday yesterday! From Scarlett-Fan we’d like to wish him a Happy (belated) Birthday! We hope he enjoyed a beautiful day with his wifey and we wish him all the best in his career and of course with their marriage.
If you like Ryan and you’d like to know all his latest you can visit our sister site Ryan Reynolds Fan.
Scarlett won the Scream Award (Best Science Fiction Actress) for her role as Black Widow in Iron Man 2! Her Iron Man 2 co-stars Robert Downey Jr and Mickey Rourke received awards for Best Superhero and Best Villain. She didn’t attend the awards on October 19th as you may know but well, congrats to her! You can see the full list of the winners here*
Scarlett attended to the Fashion Awards ‘El Botón’ by Mango today in Barcelona. She was wearing a cute MNG black mini dress, and during the gala she had the honor to give the Golden Button Long Achievement Award to fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier. She’s also been in Spain to shoot the next Spring 2011 campaign for the brand, as she has renewed her contract.
Finally our girl showed up! First HQ pics from the Awards added to the gallery, so check them out! And let us know what you think of Scarlett’s look!
– Public Events 2010 > ‘El Botón’ Mango Fashion Awards