Entertainment Tonight has the first look at Scarlett Johansson’s new summer movie — and fetching hairstyle — on tonight’s show.
Donning a striking dark mane, the usually light-haired Scarlett stars in The Nanny Diaries. Her character, Nan, is a student who becomes a nanny for a Park Avenue couple that turns out to be the family from hell.
Hollywood quickly came calling for the movie rights after the novel written by two real-life Manhattan nannies whose fictionalized account of actual life experiences working for the rich and privileged became a best-seller.
Audiences may not recognize the 21-year old Johansson, who has come into her own in recent years. She first appeared on the Hollywood radar screen as a teenager in Robert Redford’s The Horse Whisperer, and shot to fame in the award-winning Lost In Translation in 2004. Now, the native New Yorker is ready to take on the role of caretaker to a dysfunctional family and their spoiled brat of a son.
In the movie, Laura Linney plays Mrs. X, a perfectly manicured Park Avenue wife who doesn’t work, cook or want to be bothered with raising a child (even her own) at any time. Her time is spent on other concerns, such as bossing the maid around to ensure their lavish apartment is perfectly maintained without actually having to lift a finger herself.
Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man) also stars as the selfish, workaholic Mr. X, while Chris Evans (Fantastic Four) plays Scarlett’s love interest. Lucky. Just in case you, the viewers, were curious what Scarlett used to look like before changing her hair color, we’ve included this nice, large picture. We go to great lengths for our readers.