The SuperHeroHype Forums  

Go Back   The SuperHeroHype Forums > Iron Man > Iron Man 2

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-11-2009, 08:18 PM   #1
Chewy
REDACTED
 
Chewy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 13,012
Default Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Quote:
I've already posted my scoop that Mickey Rourke will play the Russian villain in Iron Man 2 in a deal that started out lowball and went up a lot. Now I'm told that Emily Blunt won't be in the sequel and Black Widow will now be played by Scarlett Johannson. Interesting because Scarlett actually screen-tested for the role and didn't get it. But I hear that, unlike Mickey's quote, the deal for her is "just the opposite, a terrible deal made by CAA," one of my insiders says. "It's as bad as any deal that I've heard. It's lowball money. And it ties her to countless movies, including that ensemble The Avengers, which is what makes this brutal for a lot of actors." As for Blunt, I'm told she fell out not by choice but only because Fox exercised an option that the studio had from The Devil Wears Prada to make her do the upcoming film starring Jack Black, Gullivers Travels.
SOURCE

Chewy is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 08:27 PM   #2
Majik1387
Casting Extraordinaire ;D
 
Majik1387's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Theme Park central
Posts: 38,769
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Boo again.

Majik1387 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 08:37 PM   #3
BETArayBill
Side-Kick
 
BETArayBill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: gotham city
Posts: 756
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

yuck

__________________
MOS the superman movie I always wanted
BETArayBill is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 08:39 PM   #4
ross2287
Gonzo Journalist
 
ross2287's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 2,450
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Emily Blunt would have been better.
800th post!

__________________
I believe in Hippos...and Marc Webb.

K&S ticket number 18 of 193
Never forget EPIC CHAT 7.10.08
ross2287 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 08:40 PM   #5
Wesley Dodds
He Who Lurks...
 
Wesley Dodds's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: UK
Posts: 6,409
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

NO! Blunt was perfect! PERFECT, I say! Johannson is just a nice rack.

Wesley Dodds is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 08:41 PM   #6
[A]
Banned User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Tenpenny Tower.
Posts: 18,740
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

s**t. and I really wanted to see this one..

[A] is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 08:41 PM   #7
terry78
Heads up, heathen monkeys
 
terry78's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Northwest Indiana
Posts: 61,515
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

I actually am for this. I want to see what she can do with this role. She's always had this "indie hipster" mindset about her, and how she's an old soul, I want to see her put all that energy into this character.

__________________
The only thing funnier than watching stupid people argue is watching smart people argue.
-----------
Who the **** makes a movie and while planning it is like, "you know what this needs...is some Greg Kinnear."
terry78 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 08:48 PM   #8
[A]
Banned User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Tenpenny Tower.
Posts: 18,740
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

^ you definitely get the good stuff

[A] is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 09:28 PM   #9
griffolyon12
Side-Kick
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 585
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

While I would have preferred Blunt, Johannson might surprise. I've never been too impressed with her acting chops, but the times I've really enjoyed her was when she was playing similar roles. So I guess we'll see.

griffolyon12 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 09:29 PM   #10
smooth3006
Banned User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: grand rapids, mi.
Posts: 893
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wesley Dodds View Post
Johannson is just a nice rack.

scarlett is hott, im happy about this.

smooth3006 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 09:38 PM   #11
BigSams50
J! E! T! S! JETS!
 
BigSams50's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Agrinio, Greece (Formerly Fayetteville, NC)
Posts: 2,620
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Oh yea, a real nice rack

__________________
J! E! T! S! JETS! JETS! JETS!
BigSams50 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 09:39 PM   #12
Compi716
The SHH! Jew
 
Compi716's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Los Angeles.
Posts: 8,455
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Bleh.

__________________
Clark Kent is Superman's critique of the entire Human race.

I write for this talent agency's blog. Read it, 'cause it's awesome: http://atbtalent.blogspot.com/
Compi716 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 09:48 PM   #13
smooth3006
Banned User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: grand rapids, mi.
Posts: 893
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigsams50 View Post
Oh yea, a real nice rack

ryan reynolds is a lucky man.



smooth3006 is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 09:55 PM   #14
Hunter Rider
**** SHH's Lawyers
SHH! Administrator
 
Hunter Rider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Snow-covered Mountain top
Posts: 140,939
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

This and the Rourke news really have peaked my interest in IM2, she is a fine young actress IMO and this is a fresh type of role for her.

__________________
"Now this life is etched in black but I wont be looking back, the rain washed out the tracks, I'll never find again"
Hunter Rider is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:03 PM   #15
WillardNation
Nibiru Warrior
 
WillardNation's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Land of Enchantment
Posts: 4,888
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

at first I didn't think she was right for this role but after much thought, I have faith in Favreau. I don't think he would cast somebody unless he really thought they would be good and with him behind the wheel I know this movie is going to be just as awesome as the last one, if not more.

__________________


"I have an accurate self assessment, which people call arrogance."

WillardNation is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:03 PM   #16
[A]
Banned User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Tenpenny Tower.
Posts: 18,740
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

thank <whatever> you guys don't run hollywood

[A] is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:09 PM   #17
FlawlessVictory
Side-Kick
 
FlawlessVictory's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 8,246
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Eh.

I just hope I don't hear Favreau say that he always envisioned Scarlett as BW from the beginning.

FlawlessVictory is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:10 PM   #18
Hunter Rider
**** SHH's Lawyers
SHH! Administrator
 
Hunter Rider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Snow-covered Mountain top
Posts: 140,939
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aekhyron View Post
thank <whatever> you guys don't run hollywood
B/c I have a different opinion to you ?

__________________
"Now this life is etched in black but I wont be looking back, the rain washed out the tracks, I'll never find again"
Hunter Rider is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:10 PM   #19
Darth Elektra
Film.
 
Darth Elektra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 26,070
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Johannson isn't the right choice imo. Hopefully she'll prove me wrong!

I want to be wrong.

Darth Elektra is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:23 PM   #20
TheComicbookKid
Coulda Woulda Shoulda
 
TheComicbookKid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 9,596
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

I hope her Russian accent doesn't sound lame.

__________________
"Great men are forged in fire. It is the privilege of lesser men to light the flame."- War
TheComicbookKid is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:23 PM   #21
Chewy
REDACTED
 
Chewy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 13,012
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

It probably will

Chewy is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:29 PM   #22
FaT_tONle
Banned User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: En Mi Casa
Posts: 14,549
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Great... so it is confirmed... and yeah the accent will be about as bad as you can get... no way she will even come close to perfecting it with three months to go... commercial hire for sure. And interesting about this report... a "terrible deal that includes mutliple pictures"??? We heard about the nine pictures but I am curious as to why else this was a terrible deal? I mean she only has to be in one Avengers movie really... maybe two tops. I wonder what else Marvel has in store for the character down the line.

FaT_tONle is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:30 PM   #23
Chris B
Side-Kick
 
Chris B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 3,368
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Quote:
Originally Posted by WillardNation View Post
at first I didn't think she was right for this role but after much thought, I have faith in Favreau. I don't think he would cast somebody unless he really thought they would be good and with him behind the wheel I know this movie is going to be just as awesome as the last one, if not more.
I agree with this. If Favreau sees something in her that we don't, then I'm willing to keep an open mind.

Though Blunt would've been a lot better. But leave it to Fox to screw up a good thing.

__________________
"Is it fear or courage that compels you, fleshling?"
Chris B is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:33 PM   #24
Darth Elektra
Film.
 
Darth Elektra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 26,070
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheComicbookKid View Post
I hope her Russian accent doesn't sound lame.
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChewySpider View Post
It probably will
Quote:
Originally Posted by FaT_tONle View Post
Great... so it is confirmed... and yeah the accent will be about as bad as you can get... no way she will even come close to perfecting it with three months to go... commercial hire for sure.
I concur.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris B View Post
...Leave it to Fox to screw up a good thing.
You said it.

Darth Elektra is offline  
Old 03-11-2009, 10:34 PM   #25
smooth3006
Banned User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: grand rapids, mi.
Posts: 893
Default Re: Scarlett Johansson is the Black Widow

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChewySpider View Post
It probably will

don't be so negative, give it a chance, you may be surprised.

smooth3006 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:51 PM.

monitoring_string = "dee460792f24517621e3ca080805de7e"
Contact Us - Mobile - SuperHeroHype - ComingSoon.net - Shock Till You Drop - Lost Password - Clear Cookies - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SuperHeroHype.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.