Scarlett Johansson as Olivia Wenscombe
Scarlett Johansson’s Role
Scarlett Johansson has a minor role as a young English girl, Olivia Wenscombe. She is originally Rupert Angier’s (Hugh Jackman) assistant and eventually his lover. However, he orders her to Alfred Borden to spy on the competition.
… Hugh Jackman
Trivia & Facts
• Filming began in January 2006. It was filmed in Los Angeles, California with estimated budjet of $40,000,000.
• Sam Mendes had shown interest in adapting Christopher Priest’s novel for the big-screen, but Priest insisted that Christopher Nolan direct the film, based on his love for both The Following (1998) and Memento (2000).
Quotes: Scarlett Johansson
• “I thought that the character would be fun to play, this kind of spicy, vivaceous character. And I thought it was one of the best scripts I’ve ever read.”
• Director Christopher Nolan on Scarlett
• Co-star Michael Caineon Scarlett
Quotes: Her Character
• “I am here because he sent me here. He wants me to come and work for you and steal your secrets.”
• “It was killing him. He’s obsessed with discovering your methods. He thinks of nothing else. There’s no future with him. He sent me here to steal your secrets but I’ve actually come to offer you his.”
• “The Great Danton is a blind fool!”
• “You could be in some other cafe saying the same thing about me right now. It’s inhuman to be so cold.”
• “He says that it’s even between you.”
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