Scarlett Johansson to star in true crime movie ‘Featherwood’

Feb 11, 2024

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Scarlett Johansson is set to headline Andrea Arnold's upcoming true-crime film “Featherwood.”

In the film, the former Marvel star will play Carol Blevins, an FBI informant who infiltrated the neo-Nazi gang known as the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT) and assisted in the conviction of 13 members.

According to the entertainment news outlet, the film is based on the award-winning, six-part Dallas Morning News article by Pulitzer Prize finalist Scott Farwell. deadline.

During an epic, murderous, six-year investigation of a neo-Nazi crime and drug syndicate, Blevins lived with the gang, remembering details, preventing premeditated murders and robberies. However, her harrowing journey left her with significant physical and mental scars and she lives under constant threat of retaliation by the ABT.

Arnold, known for hard-hitting dramas such as “Fish Tank,” “Red Road” and “American Honey,” will direct the film from a script by Ned Benson, who previously worked on Johansson's 2021 Marvel film “Black Widow.” Worked as a writer. ,

The 39-year-old actor will also produce the project alongside Jonathan Lea and Keenan Flynn under his This Pictures banner.

Johansson recently appeared in Kristin Scott Thomas' directorial debut “North Star,” set for release in 2023. Her upcoming projects include Paramount's “Transformers One” and an untitled romantic comedy with Channing Tatum.

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