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Welcome to Scarlett Johansson Fan, your online resource dedicated to the two time Oscar Nominated actress Scarlett Johansson. You may know Scarlett from her Oscar nominated roles in "JoJo Rabbit", "Marriage Story" and her 10 years as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in the "Marvel Cinematic Universe" and her own movie coming out in May "Black Widow". It is our aim to bring you all the latest news, photos, information and much more on Scarlett's career. We hope you enjoy your stay!
June 22, 2021  Abby Comments are off News & Rumors

And the amazing news for Scarlett keeps on coming with. With Scarlett now to receive the American Cinematheque Award in November and I hope by then she can do it in person.

Variety – Scarlett Johansson will receive the 35th annual American Cinematheque Award gala and tribute at the Beverly Hilton on Nov. 18.

American Cinematheque chair Rick Nicita said Johansson’s career embodies the essence of the prestigious award.

“Her immense talent has shone brightly from her movie debut as a child through her emergence as a megastar of blockbusters,” Nicita said in a statement Tuesday morning. “She has acted in adventurous independent films with cutting-edge directors. She has starred in the most commercial of franchises. She has taken leading roles and supporting roles in movies budgeted big and small. Whenever she graces the screen with her luminous presence, the audience knows that they will see a dedicated artist at the height of her powers. We can’t wait to share in the next phase of Scarlett Johansson’s marvelous career.”

A New York native, Johansson made her professional acting debut at the age of eight in the off-Broadway production of “Sophistry” alongside Ethan Hawke. She has since appeared in an array of successful blockbuster franchises, most notably in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Natasha Romanoff, a.k.a. Black Widow. First appearing in “Iron Man 2” alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Don Cheadle in 2010, Johansson went on to star in the two “Captain America” sequels and all four “Avengers” films. She will make her eighth and presumably final appearance as the titular superhero in her long-awaited solo film “Black Widow.”

Johansson received critical acclaim for her role as Nicole Barber in “Marriage Story” and her supporting role as Rozie Betzler in “Jojo Rabbit.” She received nominations for an Oscar, Screen Actors Guild Award and a BAFTA Award for her roles in both 2019 films. Other notable credits include “Lucy,” “Under the Skin,” “Ghost in the Shell,” “Isle of Dogs,” “Her,” “The Horse Whisperer,” “Manny & Lo,” “Hail, Caesar!,” “The Jungle Book,” “Chef,” “Don Jon” and “Hitchcock.”

Previous American Cinematheque Award honorees include: Eddie Murphy (1986); Bette Midler (1987); Robin Williams (1988); Steven Spielberg (1989); Ron Howard (1990); Martin Scorsese (1991); Sean Connery (1992); Michael Douglas (1993); Rob Reiner (1994); Mel Gibson (1995); Tom Cruise (1996); John Travolta (1997); Arnold Schwarzenegger (1998); Jodie Foster (1999); Bruce Willis (2000); Nicolas Cage (2001); Denzel Washington (2002); Nicole Kidman (2003); Steve Martin (2004); Al Pacino (2005); George Clooney (2006); Julia Roberts (2007); Samuel L. Jackson (2008); Matt Damon (2010); Robert Downey Jr. (2011); Ben Stiller (2012); Jerry Bruckheimer (2013); Matthew McConaughey (2014); Reese Witherspoon (2015); Ridley Scott (2016); Amy Adams (2017); Bradley Cooper (2018); Charlize Theron (2019) and Spike Lee (2020).

May 17, 2021  Abby Comments are off Gallery Updates, News & Rumors

Last night was the MTV Movie Awards 2021 and Scarlett was being honoured with the Generation Award for her 3 decades of work in the entertainment industry. Unfortunately Scarlett was no there is person and made a virtual appearance to receive the award but she and Colin put a little spin on it with him sliming her thinking it was the Nickelodeon Awards. The two of them are just comedy gold and it’s great to see Scarlett’s funny side come out when they are together doing these things. You can watch the little video below and screen caps are up in the gallery.

May 15, 2021  Abby Comments are off News & Rumors

People – Emily Blunt was forced to turn down the role of Black Widow in Iron Man 2 due to prior contractual agreements

Emily Blunt is reflecting on nearly being cast as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In a recent interview on The Howard Stern Show, the 38-year-old actress addressed how she was initially in talks to play the Marvel heroine in 2010’s Iron Man 2, but ultimately had to turn down the role — which eventually went to Scarlett Johansson— due to a prior commitment.

“I actually do want to clean up the story,” said Blunt. “I was contracted to do Gulliver’s Travels. I didn’t want to do Gulliver’s Travels.

“It was a bit of a heartbreaker for me because I take such pride in the decisions that I make and they mean so much to me, the films that I do,” the A Quiet Place star added to Howard Stern. “So that was tough.”

Also during the interview, Blunt shot down rumors that she would be playing the Invisible Woman in the Marvel reboot of Fantastic Four. She also said the superhero film genre has become “exhausted.”

“It’s not that it’s beneath me. It’s not. I loved Iron Man, and I wanted to work with Robert Downey Jr.,” said Blunt.

“It would have been amazing, but I don’t know if superheroes are for me,” the star added. “They’re not up my alley. I think it’s been exhausted. We are inundated. It’s not that it’s only the movies, it’s the endless TV shows as well.”

While The Devil’s Wear Prada actress did say she would potentially be open to playing a superhero in the future, it would have to be “a really cool character.”

“It’s not to say that I would never want to play one,” she said. “It would just have to be something so cool … and then I would be interested. In general, I don’t race to see superhero movies. They leave me feeling a little bit cold. I can’t explain it. I can’t get in there.”

May 11, 2021  Abby Comments are off News & Rumors

A massive congratulations to Scarlett for for receiving the “Generation Award at 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards” that will take place on May 16. Now the only thing to see is if Scarlett will be there in person or over video.

Deadline – The upcoming 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards will honor Scarlett Johansson with its Generation Award on Sunday night.

The Generation Award celebrates actors whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names. The Black Widow actress joins previous recipients Sandra Bullock, Jim Carrey, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Mike Myers. Additional Generation Award honorees include Chris Pratt, Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon.

Johansson will receive the Generation Award honor in the first evening of the two-night event. Hosted by Leslie Jones, Sunday’s ceremony will recognize and celebrate the year’s most notable scripted film and television titles. Disney’s WandaVision leads the scripted nominations with five nom for categories including best show, best performance in a show and best villain. Emily in Paris, The Boys, The Mandalorian and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm are also in contention.

MTV revealed last week that it will also honor Sacha Baron Cohen with its Comedic Genius Award on Sunday.

Nikki Glaser will host the second night of the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards, which will honor unscripted titles. Nominees for the first-ever MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted include RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bling Empire, 90 Day Fiancé, The Bachelorette and Legendary. See the full list of nominees here.

The Marriage Story actress is no stranger to the MTV Movie & TV Awards as she is a six-time nominee. In 2013 she won an honor for best fight for her role in The Avengers. She has previously received nominations for best kiss, best female performance and breakthrough-female.

News of Johansson’s MTV Movie & TV Awards honor comes just days after she issued a statement against the HFPA for its lack of diversity among its ranks. Joining Avengers co-star Mark Ruffalo who spoke out a day before, Johannson recalled her experience with HFPA members criticized the Hollywood organization.

“The HFPA is an organization that was legitimized by the likes of Harvey Weinstein to amass momentum for Academy recognition, and the industry followed suit. Unless there is necessary fundamental reform within the organization, I believe it is time that we take a step back from the HFPA and focus on the importance and strength of unity within our unions and the industry as a whole,” she said.

September 01, 2020  Abby Comments are off News & Rumors, Other

On Friday the world lost a amazing man and one of Marvels own Chadwick Boseman who lost his fight with cancer. Chadwick gave life to Black Panther and his smile could light up a room. When i got the news on Saturday morning I was crying my heart out and just still can not believe he is gone. As you could imagine condolences from both the Marvel world and just all over the world have been coming in and Scarlett made a statement.

“Chadwick was not only a deeply soulful and powerful actor, but he was such a kind, thoughtful, funny and gentle person. He brightened every ones day every time he walked into our hair and makeup trailer or on set with his beautiful smile.” — Scarlett Johansson”

As well as Marvel making a Tribute to him, Scarlett has a little bit in it talking about him taking when she was filming civil war.

You will be missed

wakanda forever

July 05, 2020  Abby Comments are off Articles & Interview, Gallery Updates

Total Film – One of the virtues of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been its adaptability. The franchise’s superhero movies have frequently been moulded to surprising genre choices, like paranoid thriller (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), heist movie (Ant-Man), high-school comedy (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and psychedelic space fantasy (Thor: Ragnarok).

Black Widow – which recently had its original intended release date postponed because of the impacts of the coronavirus – once again uses another unexpected format. “One of the themes of the film is family,” says star Scarlett Johansson in the upcoming issue of our sister publication Total Film magazine. “What is family? How does it define us? How does our past define us? How does our family – however we define it – make up who we are, for better or worse?”

Natasha, the Avengers’ rogue operative, will find herself in a very unexpected assignment… a family drama. “I think part of Kevin Feige’s genius is that he always thinks about what fans expect out of these films and then gives them something that they never could’ve dreamed of,” adds Johansson. “The idea of Natasha Romanoff in a family drama is the least expected thing, and I had to wrap my head around what that was going to be because there’s such a big tonal shift.”

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July 05, 2020  Abby Comments are off Articles & Interview, Gallery Updates

Scarlett Johansson looks back on playing Black Widow in films spanning a decade.

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July 05, 2020  Abby Comments are off Articles & Interview, Gallery Updates

Go behind the scenes of Scarlett’s Entertainment Weekly April 2020 cover shoot.

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July 05, 2020  Abby Comments are off Articles & Interview, Gallery Updates

Scarlett was featured on the cover of Entertainment Weekly – April 2020 to promote Black Widow, With came with big interview and amazing new photoshoot.

EW.com – Johansson readies for battle the way a veteran doctor scrubs in for surgery or an astronaut gears up for her eighth space flight. Hair drawn back in a tidy braid, she barely glances down at Natasha Romanoff’s familiar black catsuit as she buckles every buckle and zips every zipper with rhythmic efficiency. Squeezed into a closet-size armory on a Manhattan Beach soundstage, Johansson’s assassin-turned-Avenger is surrounded by all the guns, knives, and glossy wigs a superspy could ever need. She moves like she’s been doing this for a decade — because she has.

But this is something new: There’s no Captain America or Hawkeye to assist her, no S.H.I.E.L.D. backup waiting out of sight. This is Black Widow’s long-awaited solo movie, set in the turmoil between the all-star superhero team’s breakup in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War and their reunion in 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War. The mission she’s prepping for is personal, as the former Russian agent is going up against opponents from her past. When a fellow Widow, Rachel Weisz’s Melina, wonders how they’ll tackle one particularly formidable foe, Natasha replies, “Just get me close to him.” It’s not an arrogant quip or a self-congratulatory boast, just a matter-of-fact threat from a spy who is very, very good at her job.

Then, just as Johansson pulls on her last glove with a satisfying snap…darkness. The studio has lost power; in the dark, someone calls out for flashlights. After a quick investigation, the production crew discovers the blackout is not the work of a diabolical supervillain but a blown transformer nearby. Natasha’s mission will have to wait a little while longer — but that’s all right. Black Widow knows how to wait.

When Johansson made her debut as Black Widow in 2010’s Iron Man 2, the then-nascent Marvel Cinematic Universe was more like a small galaxy. Today, it stands as the most profitable film franchise of all time, a sprawling, 20-plus-film juggernaut that’s demolished box office records and turned obscure comic characters into marquee names. Among them is Romanoff, the scarlet-haired superspy without superpowers.

Johansson’s portrayal became an immediate fan favorite, thanks to her sarcasm and general penchant for ass-kicking, plus her dramatic evolution — she goes from playing Tony Stark’s undercover personal assistant to Avengers founding member to savior of the universe.

Now, after 10 years and seven movies, this spider is finally playing solitaire. Cate Shortland directs the Black Widow stand-alone film (out May 1), a prequel that follows Nat before — spoiler alert! — she sacrificed herself to thwart Thanos in last year’s Avengers: Endgame. The Natasha we’ve known has usually preferred to look ahead instead of behind: First trained to be a killer as a young girl in the secret Soviet Red Room program, she worked as an assassin and KGB agent on some less-than-heroic missions. She’s since devoted her life to more virtuous pursuits, whether that’s foiling alien invasions (several times) or teaching Hulk self-care. Now she’s forced to reexamine her history — and past trauma — when she’s drawn into a Red Room-related conspiracy. “I thought it was interesting to explore this part of her life before she rejoins the Avengers, before she makes that ultimate sacrifice,” Johansson, 35, explains. “How does she become this full person from all these broken pieces?”

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August 29, 2019  Abby Comments are off News & Rumors

July 14, 2019  Abby Comments are off Articles & Interview

As If Magazine – As the 4th-highest-grossing worldwide box-office actor of all time, Scarlett Johansson is one of the most valuable performers of the modern age. Her rich, husky voice sounds laced with whiskey and smoke and seems to teasingly belie her peaches-and-cream complexion, hourglass figure, and heart-shaped face. It’s easy to fall head over heels for this blue-eyed creature who is the embodiment of sensual guile and whose likeness to Marilyn Monroe is undeniable.

Despite her screen-goddess superpowers, Scarlett Johansson is an actor’s actor who continues to challenge herself in unexpected roles. She can seamlessly shift from drama to comedy, a feat not many actors successfully master. Her extensive acting range covers all genres from drama to comedy, and includes a comic-book hero blockbuster franchise, sci-fi indies, animation voiceovers, and the thespian also happens to be a three-time Woody Allen muse and Tony Award winner (Best Featured Actress, A View from the Bridge), the pinnacle for actors who honor their craft above fame and fortune (which the actress happens to have in abundance anyway).

Scarlett embodies a calm confidence on screen, an almost hypnotic allure. She is in a league of her own, and therefore we were tasked with the responsibility of creating a feature that goes beyond the typical magazine editorial—we wanted to turn her into a collectible work of art, but how? We decided to pair her with a contemporary artist, but who would the artist be, and what would be the result of this collaboration? Scarlett is an actor who does her homework, so it was not surprising to learn that she knows art and the important artists working today. This multi-award-winning actress with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame tasked us with finding an artist whose style is unmistakable, whose name commands respect, and whose work is collected by the biggest museums and esteemed galleries around the world—in other words, we needed to find an artist as important in the art world as Scarlett is in the entertainment industry. Many names came to mind, but the name that resonated the most was a contemporary American artist recognized as one of the guiding lights of postmodern painting, David Salle.

Salle’s work is uses poetical juxtapositions, the exact meanings of which are hard to pin down. He combines original and appropriated visuals signs and symbols, such as imagery from popular culture like a Kleenex box, with imagery from art history, such as elements from a Caravaggio painting. The artist takes abstraction and the human figure and manipulates images by combining a variety of different styles and textures. He continually brings unexpected symbols together in unpredictable ways. Salle’s work is always intriguing, invariably laced with a sense of humor, and continually confounds assumptions. His style is identifiable, while each and every work conjures something new for the viewer. These notions resonate with the work Johansson challenges herself with. Her movie choices are varied and her characters are always complex. Both Johansson’s and Salle’s work are unpredictable yet identifiable in their style and impact. We were inspired just by thinking of what these two forces could do together.

For AS IF magazine, Salle imagined a world Johansson would inhabit inspired by his current show at the Skarstedt gallery in London, “Musicality and Humour.” Ideas were shared with Scarlett, and on the day of our shoot Salle directed Johansson to play with the idea of living within a tree as I photographed her. From sitting on gnarled roots, leaning against a tree trunk, to hanging upside down from a branch, Johansson committed herself to the role one hundred percent. Salle then intertwined the images of Scarlett with the recurring elements in his current series, which includes black-and-white illustrations from the ’40s and ’50s commonly seen in popular publications of the day, like The New Yorker. The subjects in his new series are from another era; notes of Americana nostalgia make a kind of history painting. Scarlett Johansson, an actress so fresh and modern and yet with a style and elegance that recalls the great actresses from the ’40s and ’50s, inhabits Salle’s world with a dominance, as if the world materialized as the result of her own imaginings.

The following editorial is the aforementioned collaboration. The following text is a conversation between Scarlett Johansson and David Salle in which the artist and the actress discuss her industry, her craft, politics in art, people’s perceptions of her work, and her experience during our shoot.


Scarlett Johansson: Yes, I had a lot of fun doing it too!

You were very game, and really got into the spirit of it. You even hung upside down for us!
Ha, yes! It turned into a day of acrobatics. It was a full day of work. I should have gotten paid scale (laughs)!

(Laughs) Yes. I’ll make sure to tell the team. We’re also excited about the dresses we made, that were inspired by the shoot.
Yes, you should be!

Speaking of dresses, I wanted to ask you how important the costume is for you for a role?
The costume is very important for me, and also for the audience, because it gives the actor and the audience clues into who the character is. It provides an actor clues into how a character feels about themselves and how they want to be presented, which I think are important. It helps me as an actor because it’s part of the process of getting ready to go, it’s just another layer. I’m already in the mindset, and then I put on these particular clothes that have meaning to me as an actor because I make active choices in choosing the costume, whether I’m choosing personal pieces of jewelry, a pair of shoes, or something sentimental to my character.

So, you invest the costume with a specific character logic, which helps you get into your role.
Exactly, it also helps with how the character is, and how they are in their body. Are they comfortable with what they’re wearing? Are they comfortable in their own skin?

Oh no. Keep her cold and wet!
Exactly! I remember looking at Jonathan and shooting him daggers with my eyes while thinking, I’m going to kill you! I mean, I know how to pretend that I’m cold. I can pretend that I can’t feel my feet or toes. Plus, I was already wet and cold I didn’t need to be tortured.

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April 28, 2019  Abby Comments are off Articles & Interview, Gallery Updates

Hollywood Reporter – Scarlett Johansson works out with trainer Eric Johnson, who says her fitness commitment “is like brushing her teeth. It’s just part of her routine.”

The Marvel star shares her workout and food regimen for ‘Endgame’ as overseen by her Hollywood trainer of the past decade, Eric Johnson: “I am stronger and more capable now than I was 10 years ago.”
The gift of fitness has been one of the best parts about working for Marvel,” says Scarlett Johansson. Before playing Black Widow in the Avengers franchise, the 34-year-old actress (and now mother of a young daughter) admits she’d never stepped foot in a gym: “I am stronger and more capable now than I was 10 years ago, which is so awesome to be able to say.”

Trainer Eric Johnson, who has been working with Johansson since 2009, when they prepped for her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Iron Man 2, recalls her first rope climb. “On the way up, she kneed me in the face and gave me a nice bloody nose — she was celebrating and I’m fighting back tears, gushing blood,” he says, joking, “she’s dangerous even when she’s not in the Black Widow costume!”

Johnson is the co-founder of Homage, a New York-based fitness company he owns with brother Ryan Johnson; the trainers, who also work with Ryan Gosling and Sebastian Stan, debut their bespoke duplex gym in a residential Upper East Side building in May.

“What is the Black Widow able to do? Lift 500 pounds,” says Johnson, who strategizes how to get Johansson as close as possible to these fantasy stats, including on Avengers: Endgame, opening April 26. Training — mostly at Urban Body Fitness in Atlanta, where much of the Marvel filming takes place — includes specific milestones every 12 weeks, such as a 245-pound deadlift, pull-up series, single-leg pistol squats and push-up reps with a 45-pound plate on Johansson’s back. The fact that Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame were shot back to back allowed the pair time to achieve these breakthroughs. “We’re trying to create this crazy comic book hero in real life with somebody who’s normal,” he says.

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