Scarlett Johansson is temporarily leaving her role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to star in a new full-length movie called The Sea Change. The upcoming drama will also mark the directorial debut of Kristin Scott Thomas, a renowned actress who has previously appeared in highly acclaimed films like The English Patient and Four Weddings And A Funeral. Johansson, who is 37 years old, has been confirmed to take on a lead role in the movie.
Scarlett Johansson, aged 37, has landed a leading role in the upcoming drama film, The Sea Change. The movie is an adaptation of Elizabeth Jane Howard’s 1959 novel of the same name and follows the life of Emmanuel, a renowned London playwright, and his ailing wife, Lillian, who cannot let go of their deceased daughter Sarah’s memories. The couple embarks on a journey to a remote Greek island, which changes their rocky marriage in unexpected ways. Scarlett’s role in the movie is still undisclosed, but it is believed that she will portray Lillian. The Sea Change was slated to star Kristin Scott Thomas in 2017, but the project didn’t come to fruition. Rebecca Lenkiewicz penned the screenplay, and Thorston Schumacher is the film’s producer.
The upcoming film, The Sea Change, has taken inspiration from a novel with the same title. However, the identity of the character that the actress will portray in the movie remains unknown.
Over the course of her extensive career in the entertainment industry, the talented star has remained dedicated to her passion for growth and expansion. Scarlett Johansson is most recognized for her portrayal of the iconic character Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, in popular Marvel films like Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Black Widow (2021). Recent reports have hinted that she will be taking on a new role as a producer for the studio. In an interview with Collider, the JoJo Rabbit actress shared her motivation for exploring this side of the industry, citing her years of experience and understanding of production efficiency. “I have been in this business for 30 years, which is crazy to say out loud,” she said. “But I have gained a lot of insight into how productions function and how to streamline the process to make it more efficient.”
A multi-talented actress who has graced the screen in a wide range of genres, including animated films, hilarious comedies, and heart-pounding action thrillers.