Scarlett Johansson is an American actress, model and singer. Johansson made her film debut in "North" (1994) and was later nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in "Manny & Lo" (1996). She rose to further prominence with her roles in "The Horse Whisperer" (1998) and "Ghost World" (2001). She shifted to adult roles with her performances in "Girl with a Pearl Earring" (2003) and Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation" (2003), for which she won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Both films earned her Golden Globe Award nominations.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Scarlett Johansson with the 2,470th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 2, 2012 in front of Madame Tussauds in Hollywood. Johansson is also considered as one of the modern female sex symbols in Hollywood and is often listed as one of the most attractive celebrities.
Every year Maxim magazine puts out their Hot 100 list, and for 2014 there’s only one lady in the lead- Candice Swanepoel.
The South African stunner came in ahead of #2 Scarlett Johansson and #3 Katy Perry, telling the magazine, “It’s a huge honor to be Maxim’s number 1, among so may beautiful and talented women. It’s a great feeling.”
Taking a spin on the beloved animated film, Disney is working on an adaptation of “The Jungle Book” directed by Jon Favreau.
And it appears the studio is eyeing some heavy hitters, as The Hollywood Reporter stated Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o are in the middle of negotiations to join confirmed cast member Idris Elba.