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.
Confirming rumors that he's turning superhero, it was announced at Comic-Con 2010 that Mark Ruffalo is taking over Edward Norton's role of Incredible Hulk in "The Avengers" movie.
The "Shutter Island" star was all smiles as he took the stage at the San Diego Convention Center on Saturday (July 24) alongside co-stars Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson and Clark Gregg.
Quickly being awarded what many thespians strive their entire careers to achieve, Scarlett Johansson isn't feeling sorry about her recent Tony Award win.
Garnering best actress honors for her role in "A View From the Bridge," the 25-year-old big screen beauty tells Broadway World of her critics, "I pounded the pavement for years and I know what it's like to struggle as an actor. A lot of it is luck and, certainly, a lot of it is opportunity -- and the lack of that. So, I totally understand the frustration there."
Following previous adoption rumblings, a recent report tells that Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds are planning on becoming adoptive parents.
The cute couple are said to be looking for a child to adopt from Africa, as an insider tells Star magazine, "Scarlett has always wanted to adopt from outside the U.S. She feels now is finally the right time.”