Miss Scarlett graces the cover of the August issue of Cosmopolitan in a curve hugging red dress. Both the photoshoot and interview are new and the issue is on stands now. Please feel free to contribute scans if you’ve been able to obtain a copy already.
With a debut album, two provocative new movies, and an engagement all happening at once, it’s safe to say Scarlett Johansson is on a major winning streak. Listen in as she chats about her love of performing, finding a soul mate, and why timing is the key to making a relationship work.
Better lean in. Scarlett Johansson is about to reveal the secret of her much-touted sensual power. In her husky alto voice, the 23-year-old says “It’s kind of like this,” before proceeding to demonstrate the perfect come-hither gaze. She purses her famously pouty lips, drops her chin, and lifts her eyes coyly. But she can only hold the look for about five seconds before dissolving into a fit of laughter.
Sexiness, it turns out, is not something Scarlett takes all that seriously. Acting? You bet. Relationships? Absolutely. Politics? Don’t get her started. But, she says, “I don’t normally think about being sexy. I think, Do I look presentable? Do I look sane?” As if to make the point, she’s shown up to her Cosmo — Cosmo! — interview wearing glasses, an oversize button-down, and flats, her hair swept up into a demure ponytail.
But the truth is, even dressed like a schoolteacher, Scarlett has an innate and magnetic sensuality. That quality is on display in this month’s Woody Allen comedy, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, in which she plays a sexually adventurous American tourist (critics have buzzed about the film, often mentioning her onscreen lip-lock with Penelope Cruz).
In May, she released her first album, “Anywhere I Lay My Head”, a compilation of Tom Waits cover tunes that showcases her sultry voice. Next up, Scarlett takes on the role of a woman confused about love in a romantic comedy based on the bestselling book He’s Just Not That Into You, hitting theaters this October.
Want more? Pick up the August 2008 issue of Cosmo, on stands now!
– Magazines: Cosmopolitan – August 2008
Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona will open the Zabaltegi Pearls section of September’s San Sebastian Festival with Allen in attendance, the film’s Spanish producer Mediapro announced Thursday. Cast members Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall will also be at the fest. The Pearls strand is dedicated to recent fest faves.
Shot in Spain — in Barcelona and Asturias — Vicky world preemed to upbeat reviews at Cannes. Its Spanish preem looks set to become one of the highlights of this year’s fest.
I apologize for the massive lack in updates. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m spending the summer in another country so was without stable internet for a whole month – until now. I have also been very busy with work. I will, however, attempt to start catching up soon. I have so many things to add and many things that I’d like to upgrade and work on during the summer months before I go back to university.
Today I bring you a little update that consists of a couple of new outtakes from the Berlin Film Festival photoshoot taken earlier this year. Enjoy the pretty!
– Photoshoots: Berlin Film Festival
One of next year’s films that has been a little under the fanboy radar is the upcoming adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s classic manga, Astro Boy about a young super-powered robot.
No word yet on her role, but Scarlett will join some sizeable voice talent alongside Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Bill Nighy, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy and Freddie Highmore (as Astro Boy himself).
Everything I’ve seen in regards to the production looks they’re getting it perfect and it sounds like well-deserved promotion for the film is about to start up in a big way.
Case in point, if you’re in LA next weekend, July 3 -5, be sure to check out Anime Expo 2008 at the downtown Convention Center. Both Imagi Studios and Summit Entertainment will be there to promote the film (at booths 913 and 915) and the film’s director, David Bowers, will be around the convention as well.
According to Life & Style, He’s Just Not That Into You has unfortunately been pushed back to February 6, 2009.
This is – hopefully – the last time that I post about this matter. It truly is insane how it has been blown out of proportion!
As he headed to a Hollywood fundraiser, Sen. Barack Obama downplayed the idea that he hobnobs with actress Scarlett Johansson.
The movie star, who campaigns actively for the Illinois senator, recently told the website Politico, “You’d imagine that someone like the senator who is constantly traveling and constantly ‘on’ – how can he return these personal emails? But he does, and in his off-time I know he also calls people who have donated the minimum to thank them.”
She said Obama had responded to one note about a debate, commenting to her that the questions were “silly.”
But speaking to reporters aboard his campaign plane, Obama said the actress doesn’t have his personal email address. “She sent one email to Reggie, who forwarded it to me,” Obama said, referring to his 26-year-old personal assistant, Reggie Love. “I write saying, ‘thank you Scarlett for doing what you do,’ and suddenly we have this email relationship”
Source: Washington Post
New The Spirit character posters featuring Jaime King and Sarah Paulson have been released. View them here.
And, if you visit the link and hover over each of the posters, you can hear the girls utter their respective taglines – including Miss Scarlett! Pretty cool!
Playing Mary Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl has made Scarlett Johansson become one of nominees at the 2008 Teen Choice Awards. She’ll compete to be the winner of “Choice Movie Actress: Drama”. The awards will be airing on FOX from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California on Monday, August 4. Miley Cyrus is set to host the ceremony. Vote for Scarlett here (ages 13-19).
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Kate Bosworth – 21
Keira Knightley – Atonement
Keri Russell – August Rush
Reese Witherspoon – Rendition
Scarlett Johansson – The Other Boleyn Girl
You can now view the second trailer for Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona over at Yahoo! Movies. There’s also an option to view it in glorious HD. Screencaptures will be up as soon as possible.
The official movie site has also been launched at vickycristina-movie.com.
According to Yahoo!, Vicky Cristina Barcelona will be released in North America August 15, 2008.
Update: HD screencaptures are now available in the gallery.
– Vicky Cristina Barcelona: Trailer