You may be interested in knowing that Amazon writer Dirk Blackman operates a blog and he has mentioned the Scarlett movie a couple of times already. Here’s one interesting write up:
We seem to tackle subjects like that – we wrote a script about Amazons for Scarlett Johansson. Before they read it, everyone heard about it and thought – “Amazons… girls in skimpy outfits playing at swords. Sounds dumb.” But we played it straight and wrote something along the lines of Seven Samurai. Changed a lot of minds. In fact, Lion’s Gate just picked up the script and are moving forward on it aggressively.
Dirk Blackman and Howard McCain are trying to corner the market on sword-swinging fantasy adventures.
Blackman and McCain have been hired to rework the script for Conan, as in the barbarian, for Lionsgate. And the writing team’s action-adventure screenplay Amazon, an epic about female warriors to which Scarlett Johansson has been attached, is sailing out of turnaround toward Lionsgate as well, with Neal Moritz and his Original Film banner coming on to produce once the deal is completed.
Director searches are under way for both.
Source: Hollywood Reporter
The press section has been updated with the following new pieces:
Here are a couple of interesting quotes from the articles:
“I’m productive, I think, in other aspects of my life, my career maybe. I don’t know. I think that I want to work not just to work. I want to feel like there’s a purpose behind it. It’s hard to find good roles for young women. They don’t come along that often. It’s a kind of weird age group. I’m twenty three and it’s like I’m a young woman, quite a young woman, but I’m at a certain kind of transient phase in my life and things are changing for me. Obviously, I’m growing up. I think it’s a hard time. There are only so many parts available for that. Like I said too, I’ve been focusing on other things that I’ve been excited about.”
“Any time someone makes a huge generalization about you you’re just like, ‘Okay. I guess so.’ But I certainly work with certain non-governmental organizations that I work hard for and I try to use whatever interest that people might have in me to shine the spotlight on these certain causes that I’ve researched and believe in and seen firsthand work. I try to focus on those things that I’m passionate about. I’m hard to distract. It’s probably a good quality and a bad quality, but when I’m focused I’m focused on something.”
Just a friendly reminder that Scarlett will be on NBC’s Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight!
We will have a video clip as well as screencaptures of her appearance as soon as possible. However, I am going away for the weekend so if I won’t be able to add it tomorrow morning, it will be added first thing when I get back next week. Thanks for your patience.
Thanks to Elena Bush of First Book for passing on information about a fun campaign Scarlett is participating in – “What Book Got You Hooked?” (www.firstbook.org/whatbook) – a book lovers’ campaign from First Book that will bring thousands of new books to kids in need.
Now through September 15, readers everywhere are invited to share the first book that made reading fun for them and then help get more kids hooked by voting for the state to receive 50,000 new books for low-income youth.
Please click here to read Scarlett’s quote about the book that got her hooked, “The Fantastic Mr. Fox”, and learn more about this project.
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Status: Out On May 1st, 2015 (USA).
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