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How Scarlett Johansson Turned Into a Serious Actress With Many Awards After Playing Stereotypical

Scarlett Johansson was nominated for an Academy Award twice and made $56 million in 2019, making her the highest-paid actress in the world. Not long ago, many people thought she was just another gorgeous blonde who wasn't well-known for her acting abilities. She had to put in a lot of effort to shed her previous image and change the public's perception of her.

We wanted to understand more about Scarlett's background and examine how her image on television has evolved over time.

1992–1998: Beginning of career and collaborations with well-known actors

Scarlett Johansson was born into a family of artists: her father was an architect, and her grandpa was a playwright and art specialist. So it's no surprise that Scarlett began acting at the age of eight, landed her first major job at the age of eleven, won an international award, and became famous at the age of nineteen.

Scarlett's first appearance onscreen was in a minor role in a regular TV show. Just three years later, this 11-year-old child co-starred in the thriller Just Cause alongside Sean Connery. Scarlett had an unexpected career breakthrough three years later when she was cast in the lead role in The Horse Whisperer and became well-known among reviewers and journalists. Robert Redford, who worked with the young actor, described her as "13 on the verge of 30." And, of course, this part ushered her into the world of major motion pictures.

From 2003 to 2008, she was known all over the world as an attractive blonde.

In 2003, the actress was cast in yet another significant part. Scarlett Johansson, 19, won two Best Actress prizes for her performance in Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation, a film about two lost outsiders meeting in Tokyo. Following that, this film appeared on numerous best-of lists. The historical drama Girl with a Pearl Earring was produced the same year, in which the young actress played the muse of a Dutch artist and displayed many emotions virtually without saying anything.

Soon after, Scarlett became the real-life inspiration of director Woody Allen, who asked her to star in three of his films. And following her first collaboration with him in Match Point, she was dubbed "the most beautiful lady on the planet." Following that, she appeared in the crime comedy Scoop and the excellent film Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Her image as a femme fatale was cemented by these films.

Scarlett celebrated her 20th birthday in Disneyland, despite this photograph. She also remembered being unable to tear her gaze away from a billboard featuring a photograph of herself on which some photographers had attempted to highlight certain of her bodily traits.

Scarlett launched her music career at the same time, released her first album, and tried her hand at directing with the short film These Vagabond Shoes, which was a love letter to New York.

After appearing in Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia and Christopher Nolan's The Prestige, Scarlett began to tire of her reputation as a seductress in films. Scarlett wanted to play an unattractive woman, according to her. By the way, the actress was previously turned down for a role due of her good features. She wanted to be in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but she didn't receive the part due of her appearance.

2010–2013: The Avenger and indie film experiments

Despite her numerous collaborations with a number of well-known directors, she became genuinely "expensive" until she joined the Marvel Universe. And it was hard to predict how hugely successful this series would become in 2010. Participating in these films was a gamble because they may jeopardize a person's career if they were awful. But it worked out: over the past ten years, superhero Natasha Romanoff and her coworkers have been a part of mainstream culture!

Scarlett began dabbling with independent films and unconventional roles around the same period. For example, she played an emotionless extraterrestrial in the independent horror film Under the Skin. The actress's appearance was altered, and a spy camera was used to film her stroll. The experiment worked: in Scotland, where the filming took place, no one recognized her.

The character in Don Jon, Joseph Gordon-directorial Levitt's debut, added to the array of unexpected roles. She presented an incredibly conventional girlfriend. She also voiced an operating system that Joaquin Phoenix's character fell in love with in Her, despite the fact that she never appeared on screen.

Despite her various positions, Scarlett's work was frequently viewed through the prism of her beauty. So, while her Avengers colleagues were quizzed about their character development, she was continually asked about her diet and whether wearing panties under her superhero suit was comfortable.

2019: Without a doubt, the most talented actress of the decade.

2019 has undoubtedly been the most successful year of her career thus far. Her character sacrificed herself to rescue the world at the end of The Avengers narrative, which earned her $35 million.

She also starred alongside Adam Driver in the film Marriage Story, in which they played a couple whose marriage was on the verge of splitting apart. She was nominated for her first Academy Award for this performance.

That's not all, though. Scarlett also starred in Jojo Rabbit in 2019, in which she played a Resistance member who housed a runaway girl at her home. And she was nominated for another Academy Award as a result of this. She became the 12th actress to receive two nominations in the same year.

Scarlett Johansson and Taika Waititi

Scarlett Johansson at the premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015 (left) and the Academy Awards in 2016.

Scarlett attended the Oscars in 2015, five months after her daughter was born, and brought her breast pump with her. "I had to carry my breast pump since I was nursing," she explains, "and every ounce is like liquid gold." However, her husband misplaced the bag containing all of their belongings, and the two were separated for three hours.

Scarlett, of course, adores animals and has two dogs, Maggie and Pancake.

What are your thoughts on Scarlett Johansson? Do you think she's finally figured out what she's capable of?


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