May 19th, 2009

Greeting Scarlett fans!  As Riikka posted not long ago, she has decided to step down as owner of Scarlett-Fan.  She has graciously passed the site over to me and I can’t even begin to tell you all how excited I am.  I’m a long time fan of Scarlett’s and have been following her career since 1997.  This site has always been one that I admired – and I’ll admit it, coveted -  for many years.  I know that I can continue to make this site grow and remain the #1 Scarlett source on the web.

Stay tuned – the first of many big gallery updates is currently uploading and will be added shortly.

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May 18th, 2009

I wanted to inform the loyal visitors of the site that I have decided to leave the staff of Scarlett-Fan.com.

As you guys know, I have been a fan of Scarlett for many, many years and maintaining the site since 2006 so trust that this is not a decision I made lightly. In fact, I have been thinking about it for a good while. What it comes down to is that I no longer have the time nor motivation to keep it going. The truth is that Scarlett’s career is no longer as interesting to me as it was a few years back. But I will, of course, continue following Scarlett’s career and rooting for her. The site is just too much work for me to run, especially when my heart is not really in it any longer. Mycah has been helping me with updates for a good number of months but she does not have the time to fully take over, and neither do the old owners. I simply do not have the time to maintain the site by myself anymore and I don’t have interest in leaving it sitting around for months without updates; I want the site to continue to be as good as it has been since 2001.

Fear not – the site will not be closing! Lisa of EnchantingAmy.com will be taking over and will, no doubt, do an amazing job as your new webmistress! I’m sure that the site will continue to be well taken care of for many more years to come.

Meanwhile, the forum will stay as it is and will continue to be maintained by myself and the current staffers. I can still also be found at my sites dedicated to Rose McGowan and Amber Heard.

I thank you all for your support, contributions and visits during the past three years. I hope you’ll continue to support the site and give Lisa a warm welcome as the new webmistress here at Scarlett-Fan.com!

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May 16th, 2009

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May 6th, 2009

Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau has been posting more updates from the set, including one regarding Scarlett, posted today.

Scarlett’s first day on set in the Black Widow outfit. You’ve never heard a crew get so quiet so fast.

Source: Jon Favreau

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May 4th, 2009

Some new information from EW.com:

EW has confirmed that Scarlett Johansson’s first directorial effort, a movie short starring Kevin Bacon, has been left on the cutting room floor of the upcoming anthology film New York, I Love You. But, contrary to the many Internet rumors, it’s not because the footage was unwatchable. “It’s not a bad piece at all,” says one insider on the film. “In fact, I quite liked it.”

So why axe Scarlett’s piece? It seems her somber story about an obsessive-compulsive man who only finds peace when he reaches Coney Island and buys a hot dog just didn’t jive with the rest of the shorts. “It’s shot in black and white and there’s very little dialogue or interpersonal relationships,” explains the insider. “It just didn’t work in the context of the movie.”

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May 2nd, 2009

Unfortunately it appears that the Scarlett directed segment has been cut out from the theatrical version of New York, I Love You. NyPost.com reports – but please take the so-called insider quotes as grain of salt. Early reviews of Scarlett’s segment were positive and we know how Page Six likes to stir up controversy.

Scarlett Johansson’s dream of being a director was dashed on her first try.

Johansson — who’s said in the past she’d prefer to direct rather than act — helmed a segment for the upcoming movie New York, I Love You, a series of intertwined love stories shot by several auteurs, including Brett Ratner and Natalie Portman.

But unfortunately for Johansson, her segment, starring Kevin Bacon and shot in black and white, was deemed “unwatchable,” sources said.

“It was really bad, so it was cut,” one insider told Page Six. Andrei Zvyagintsev’s segment starring Carla Gugino and Goran Visnjic was also cut from the final edit.

But the film’s producer, Emmanuel Benbihy, told us Johansson’s bit ended up in the scrapheap not because it was bad, but because “the story did not specifically involve an interpersonal relationship, and it was conceptualized to be filmed in black and white — both of which were extreme departures from the other films.”

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Apr 25th, 2009

On June 2, 2009, Warner Home Video will release He’s Just Not That Into You on DVD and Blu-ray. The film follows several in a cast of characters as they navigate through the muddy waters of dating, human interaction, and flailing relationships, as the film boasts an all-star cast with the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Connelly, Drew Barrymore, and many others. It will contain bonus materials and extra features, though no price points have currently been set in stone.

The He’s Just Not That Into You releases will feature the following bonus materials:

* Baltimore Blade: The Relationship Issue featurette
* Six Words that Make Up a Film
* The Director Stages a Scene: Duet for Telephones
* Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director Ken Kwapis
* Digital Copy
* BD-Live (Blu-ray Exclusive)

Source: IGN.com

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Apr 25th, 2009

As you probably noticed, our original scans were added of Scarlett’s latest, gorgeous cover story for Vogue Paris (April 2009) a couple of weeks back. Enjoy the gorgeous coverage!

GALLERY LINKS:
- Magazine Scans: Vogue (Paris) – April 2009 Scans

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Apr 25th, 2009

Moet & Chandon, the champagne of cinema, last night (March 24, 2009) introduced its highly-anticipated celebrity spokesperson at its “Tribute to Cinema” gala at London’s Big Sky studio: the effervescent Scarlett Johansson. Always the legendary pioneer, Moet is the very first champagne House to introduce a Hollywood celebrity ambassador, introducing the face of the world’s most loved champagne.

Celebrating among the delighted and glamorous guest list were British and international movie stars and socialites, including Thandie Newton, Joseph Fiennes and Melanie Laurent.

Moet’s “Tribute to Cinema” theme infused every detail of the evening, which was held at London’s Big Sky film studio. British and international celebrities arrived in “red carpet” attire and were elegantly greeted by House President Frederic Cumenal. Following the Moet red carpet tradition from the international film festivals the House supports, celebrities were invited to autograph a Moet & Chandon Nebuchadnezzar, to be auctioned off in direct support of Scarlett’s charity of choice, international aid agency Oxfam and its climate change work.

“Moet and the movies both tell compelling stories and share authentic emotions with the world,” explained Scarlett Johansson, the first Hollywood face of Moet & Chandon. “I am honored to have been chosen as their ambassador and to make history with the brand, as the first celebrity face of champagne!”

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