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The 2018 World’s highest-paid actress: Scarlett Johansson

NEW YORK: Move over Emma Stone, the world has a new highest-paid actress. Scarlett Johansson leads this year's ranking with $40.5 million in pretax earnings between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018, making her acting's top-earning female lead. Playing Black Widow in Marvel's Avengers movies has become a lucrative role for Johansson, who quadruples her 2017 earnings to bump Stone from No. 1. She'll return onscreen for the fourth installment of the superhero conglomerate series in 2019. "The percent of budget…

Scarlett Johansson quits transgender role after backlash

LOS ANGELES: Scarlett Johansson on Friday pulled out of a movie in which she was cast to play a transgender character following a backlash from some members of the LGBT community who believed the part should have gone to a transgender actor. Johansson, one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, had agreed to take a role in “Rub & Tug” as Dante “Tex” Gill, a real-life American crime kingpin who used his massage parlor as a front for prostitution in the 1970s and 1980s. Gill was born a woman but identified as a man. It was the…

Marvel’s Black Widow movie goes into production with a female Director

A film starring Scarlett Johansson’s Marvel Cinematic Universe character has been rumored for the past few years, but that rumor now seems much closer to reality. Female director Cate Shortland has been signed on to direct the long-overdue film. Set before the first Avengers film, the movie will be Marvel’s second female-fronted film after Captain Marvel, due in 2019. Johansson is poised to reprise the role of the marvel’s black widow for the much-anticipated standalone movie, and the 33-year-old has previously spoken…

Actress Scarlett Johansson files for divorce

LOS ANGELES: American actress Scarlett Johansson filed for divorce from French journalist Romain Dauriac in New York this week and asked for full custody of the couple's daughter, as her estranged husband asked her to return to the negotiating table. Johansson, 32, filed for divorce in New York Supreme Court on Tuesday on grounds of "the marriage being irretrievably broken." She requested joint legal custody and residential custody of the couple's 2-year-old daughter, Rose, according to court documents. The couple…

Scarlett Johansson turns popcorn girl in Paris

PARIS: Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson swapped the red carpet for a turn behind the counter at her new popcorn shop in Paris on Saturday. The "Lost in Translation" actress -- decked out in a classic French blue and white striped top -- dished out the crunchy treat to punters at the launch of the Yummy Pop store she and husband Romain Dauriac have opened in the city's trendy Marais district. The couple hope their unusual twists on the classic cinema snack -- including the 31-year-old "Avengers" star's favourite…