Articles Tagged with scarlett johansson

Captain America Sequel: Is $100 Million Opening Weekend In Works?

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the sequel to Marvel Films’ 2011 hit Captain America, reintroducing the World War II-era superhero, looks as if it will significantly outperform its predecessor at the box office as Marvel continues its comic book movie juggernaut — adding to the $5.67 billion Marvel has raked in so far from just… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Is Still Holding Out For A Black Widow Movie

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Scarlett Johansson is seriously hoping that Marvel Studios will give the proverbial greenlight to a Black Widow movie. If you’re one of the folks out there who can’t wait for producers to move forward with the project, then you’re certainly in good company. Johansson recently said she wouldn’t mind starring in the spin-off. In short:… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Stars In Racy New ‘Under The Skin’ Clip

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Scarlett Johansson’s provocative turn in Under The Skin is set to show off a side of the actress that she has seldom exhibited in previous roles. Johansson stars as an alien who hitchhikes across Scotland seducing citizens, before then murdering them. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Michel Faber… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Defends Her Pro-SodaStream Position

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Scarlett Johansson defended her position as SodaStream’s spokesperson following the controversy back in January regarding her role in the company. The controversy arose from the fact that SodaStream, as well as running its operations from Tel Aviv, also operates a factory in the West Bank – territory which is under dispute between Israel and the… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson: ‘I’m No Role Model’ After SodaStream Controversy

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Scarlett Johansson gives her first interview since she stepped down as global ambassador for the anti-poverty coalition Oxfam in January, in the current issue of Dazed Magazine, and she takes the opportunity to let the world know that she is nobody’s role model. The Avengers actress appeared in a Super Bowl commercial for SodaStream, a… Read more »

‘Avengers 2’: Black Widow Gets Major Role, Could Land Solo Movie

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In Avengers 2, Black Widow will be playing a much bigger role according to Marvel President Kevin Feige. Almost rivaling the roles of Nick Fury and Agent Coulson, Scarlett Johansson’s character is getting a lot of attention this time around as Joss Whedon has begun filming in South Africa. Throughout the Marvel cinematic universe, Phase… Read more »

Why Scarlett Johansson Chose SodaStream Over Oxfam

Scarlett Johansson Chooses SodaSream Over Oxfam

Scarlett Johansson loves those bubbles – even when it causes controversy. On Wednesday, feeling the heat from Oxfam, a humanitarian group that Johansson had partnered up with for the past seven years, the Avengers 2 actress removed herself from her post as Oxfam Global Ambassador. The beef centers around her new role as SodaStream global… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Refuses To Succumb To Oxfam Pressure Over Israel

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Scarlett Johansson has decided to end her position as Oxfam Ambassador – a role she had held for seven years – following the recent fallout due to her becoming SodaStream International’s ‘global brand Ambassador.’ Oxfam was upset with the Johansson/SodaStream union due to the fact that SodaStream maintains a large factory in the West Bank…. Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Responds To Banned Super Bowl Ad [Video]

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Scarlett Johansson has been on every short list for her red hot looks. From Maxim magazine to Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive, Johansson has dominated the market with her image and film work this year. Unfortunately, it looks like Johansson’s spoken words are too much to handle for Fox, and her Super Bowl ad for SodaStream… Read more »

You Won’t Believe Why Fox Banned This Scarlett Johansson Super Bowl Ad

Scarlett Johansson Super Bowl Ad

Scarlett Johansson has already been forced to fend off controversy over her endorsement of the soft drink product SodaStream because the company has a manufacturing plant in an Israeli settlement on the WestBank. Now, the big Super Bowl ad in which Scarlett Johansson slurps suggestively on a straw while consuming the beverage has been banned… Read more »

‘Captain America 3’ Already In Conceptual Stage, Directing Duo To Return

Reports Say 'Captain America 3' In Conceptual Stage

Audiences assemble, Captain America 3 is on it’s way! According to an anonymously-sourced exclusive from Variety, the third Captain America movie is already in the works, months before Captain America: The Winter Soldier is even released. Before you start packing your Captain America underoos to camp out at the premiere (for years?), keep in mind… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Supports Israel And The Palestinians

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Scarlett Johansson has received a lot of flack for the new ad campaign she did for the Israeli beverage company SodaStream, which operates in the disputed West Bank. She promptly responded to the criticism by expressing her support for both Israel and the Palestinians. In a statement she released to The Huffington Post on Friday,… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson: I’m 29 And I Know What I Want, To Direct

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Scarlett Johansson turned 29 years old on November 22, and now she says, “I’m in a point at my life where I’m sure of my choices and I’m interested in so many different things,” according to quotes that appeared New Year’s Eve on the Contact Music web site. And according to those quotes, what she… Read more »

NYFF: Joaquin Phoenix, Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams, And Spike Jonze Talk ‘Her’

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In a not-so-distant future, Spike Jonze’s Her explores important thematic tropes we hadn’t seen in cinema until now. Jonze’s story starts immediately from a fresh, texturized utopian scope of Los Angeles, and centers on Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a newly separated man, who goes through monotonous routines. He wakes up, goes to work where he’s a… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Is The Essence Of Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’

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Last night the New York Film Festival closed with the well-received film Her. It was a highly anticipated film, and one that nearly stunned us to death. Her is Spike Jonze’s flaw-free heartbreaking romantic dramedy, that introduces a not-so-far-off world that fully embraces the blurring line between technology and human life coexisting with one another…. Read more »

Scarlett Johansson Named ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ For The Second Time

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The gorgeous Scarlett Johansson has been crowned the “sexiest woman alive” by Esquire magazine for the second time. The 28-year-old actress, who got engaged during the summer to Romain Dauriac, spoke to the magazine about the honor of being named the “sexiest woman alive” once again: “I’m the only woman to win twice right? You… Read more »

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks Women In Media At ‘Don Jon’ Press Conference

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Director, writer, and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes his directorial debut with Don Jon. Gordon-Levitt’s film rapidly became a favorite when it debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. A refreshing take on how women and men view each other inside and outside of relationships, Gordon-Levitt has a remarkably strong voice as a storyteller. His characters, Jon… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson: Hillary Clinton Would Be A ‘Wonderful President’

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Scarlett Johansson certainly has a few ideas about who would make a great President of the United States. According to the actress, Hillary Clinton has what it takes to lead the nation. The Avengers star recently sat down with the folks at Harper’s Bazaar UK to discuss life, career, and politics. In Johansson’s humble opinion,… Read more »