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Scarlett Johansson Becoming a Director for 'New York, I Love You'

January 15, 2008 05:09:23 GMT

The 'Lost in Translation' star is going to exchange her actress title for director in a new project 'New York, I Love You'.


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The Golden Globe-nominated actress Scarlett Johansson is said to be embarking for a new role in the entertainment business. PageSix.com reported that the 23-year-old starlet has sign on to make her directorial debut with a drama romantic film "New York, I Love You".

She will join the lineup of the film's 12 directors in making five-minute films each. The Charlotte in "Lost in Translation" is going to make one of the love stories that is set in New York with other directors, including Woody Allen, Anthony Minghella, Brett Ratner, Zach Braff and Mira Nair.

In the related news, the actress that is famous for her role as Grace MacLean in "The Horse Whisperer" has been approached by Courtney Love to star as the 'Hole' lead singer in an upcoming Kurt Cobain biopic "Heavier than Heaven". Meanwhile, Johansson's movie credits include "Girl with a Pearl Earring", "The Island", "Match Point", "The Black Dahlia" and "The Nanny Diaries". Next, she can be seen starring in "Mary Queen of Scots" and "The Spirit".

© AceShowbiz.com




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