Johansson was so determined to avoid looking like a movie star pretending to be a zookeeper running on empty and fueled only by her devotion to her motley assortment of big cats, zebras, and kangaroos that she refused to wear makeup for the film. A big deal for a female movie star, but it works, helping to anchor her performance in the details of actual manual labor—shoveling shit, feeding slabs of red meat to the lion and tigers—that we don’t see much of in American movies. (x)
Scarlett Johansson at The Other Boleyn Girl Press Conference.
"Actresses get stupid questions asked of them all the time, like ‘How do you stay sexy?’ or ‘What’s your sexiest quality?’ All these ridiculous things you would never ask a man." Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson at the Scoop Press Conference.
« There must exist a world in which I can balance those things, be able to raise a family and still make a film a year, or work on my own, develop things, do theater. I want to be able to have it all. »
Scarlett Johansson for The Wall Street Journal MAGAZINE (April 2014)