Scarlett Johansson said she felt ‘hopeless’ after losing film role Seriousness.
The actress has spent the better part of the last decade playing Natasha Romanoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring in the Avengers movie series and running a standalone Black Widow movie.
However, she would add that if things had turned out differently for Johansson Seriousness as well as her filmography.
In a new interview with Diversitythe actress revealed that she missed the lead role in Alfonso Cuarón’s 2013 sci-fi film, and the role eventually went to Sandra Bullock.
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“I wanted this role so badly. It was the drop that broke the cup. I felt really frustrated and hopeless. For example: ‘Am I doing the right job? ”said Johansson.
“The job I was offered seemed deeply unsatisfying. I think I’ve been offered every Marilyn Monroe script ever written. I thought: ‘Is this the end of the creative path? “
An actress who will soon appear in a Wes Anderson movie Asteroid cityhe also denied the prospects of returning to the MCU.
“Of course I’m sad,” said Johansson. “I absolutely loved every movie experience I’ve had in my 10 years with Marvel and this amazing cast, and I love the character of Natasha.”
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She added, “I have a lot of empathy for her and building this character for so long has been amazing. I also feel very good that her story is coming to an end. I think she has a lot of dignity in her legacy.”
It was recently announced that Johansson will be teaming up again with Marvel star Chris Hemsworth for an animated prequel Transformers One, which will center on a young Optimus Prime. The film also stars Brian Tyree Henry, Jon Hamm, Laurence Fishburne and Keegan-Michael Key.
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