Scarlett Johansson cast as alien temptress
November 4th, 2010
05:00 PM ET

Scarlett Johansson cast as alien temptress

If you thought Scarlett Johansson's beauty was out of this world, just wait till you hear about her new movie.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the 25-year-old actress is set to star in "Under the Skin," a sci-fi drama in which she'll play a sexy alien who comes to earth and uses her feminine wiles to catch her victims.

"She scours remote highways and desolate scenery looking to use her greatest weapon to snare human prey - her voracious sexuality," explains FilmNation, the company selling the project.

Over time, however, the enchanting E.T. becomes both drawn to and transformed by life on our planet and becomes conflicted.

"With this newfound humanity and weakening alien resolve, she finds herself on a collision course with her own kind," says FilmNation. "Taking her point of view throughout, the film presents a unique look at our world through alien eyes.”

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  1. stuttering problem mike.


    December 10, 2012 at 5:56 am | Report abuse |
  2. nobody pays attention to her

    to her...she's crying out now...its getting worse...

    December 10, 2012 at 5:55 am | Report abuse |
  3. all alone

    poor thing-crying for help

    December 10, 2012 at 5:51 am | Report abuse |
  4. Robin Drinkall

    Does anyone remember Preesall, Nr. Blackpool, Lancashire, UK in the mid 1950´s? Many cow´s from Curwen Hill farm died of Anthrax poisoning. They weren´t buried on land belonging to the farm but somewhere further away. Walter Schellenberg in his book "The Labyrinth" (page 314) describes Martin Bormann as "a pig in a potato field". The field was behind a house that belonged to the local pig farmer called Maling, of which can be trasnlated in to Danish.

    December 10, 2012 at 4:41 am | Report abuse |
  5. don't clik here

    I do not even know how I ended up here, but I believed this put up was good. I do not realize who you might be but definitely you're going to a famous blogger for those who are not already. Cheers!

    September 12, 2012 at 10:34 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Spud

    The Chairman of the School of Governors at Fleetwood´s Charity school, Preesall is called Gordon Mc Cann. He is an ellected Conservative politician and can be contacted on 0044 1253 811364. He should be able to answer questions about the history of the school.

    July 5, 2011 at 12:08 am | Report abuse |
  7. Spud

    PREESALL – Map coordinates, Lat 53.92 Long -2.97

    May 27, 2011 at 6:30 am | Report abuse |
  8. Spud

    Small cylindrical brass vials were found on a derelict allotment at the end of Lindel lane, Preesall in 1973/74. The numerical value of Lindel is 56 if all the letters are added together. Mrs. Scott was a very dominant school teacher at Preesall Fleetwood´s Charity school at the top of Mill Street and School lane. A parent complained about her conduct after she force fed a child during the school lunchtime. Mrs. Scott enjoyed her daily cup of tea almost with the same punctuality as Big Ben chimes in the New Year without fail every year. At the end of 1973 the head master Mr. Millward retired and a new head master was employed to run the school. His name was Mr. Bushell, he at first seemed daunted by the task ahead of him. There have never been any suggestions or allegations made against Mrs. Scott that she interfered with any school exams or reports, especially in the subject of Mathematics or that she carried out a vendetta against pupils who saw through her big act.

    May 23, 2011 at 3:25 am | Report abuse |
  9. Spud

    The following signed a letter, published in the Times, for peace with Hitler's Germany. Lord Arnold, Captain Bernard Ackworth, Prof. Sir Raymond Beazley, Mr. C.E Carroll, and Sir. John Smedley Crooke, M.P., Mr. W.H. Dawson, Admiral Sir, Barry Domville, Mr. A.E.R Dyer, Lord Fairfax of Cameron, Viscount Hardinge of Penshurst, Mr. F.C Jarvis, Mr. Douglas Jerrold, Sir. John Latta, Prof. A.P Laurie, The Marquess of Londonderry, Vice-Admiral V.B Molteno, Captain A.H Maule Ramsey, M.P., Mr. Wilmot Nicholson, Lord Redesdale, Captain Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers, Capt. Arthur Rogers, OBE, Maj-Gen, Arthur Solly-Flood, Mrs. Nesta Webster, Mr. Bernard Wilson. The Times October 6, 1938.

    May 20, 2011 at 1:40 am | Report abuse |
  10. Spud

    The Link was founded by Admiral Barry Domvile, a former Director of Naval Intelligence, in July 1937. In his autobiography Domvile explained that he established the organisation "to foster the mutual knowledge and understanding between the British and German peoples, and to counteract the flood of lies with which our people were being regaled in their daily papers". The organization attracted anti-Semitics, anti-Masons and pro-Nazi extremists alike. The membership grew from 1,800 in March 1938 to 4,300 in June 1939. Members included Lord Redesdale, Archibald Ramsay, Major-General John Fuller, Raymond Beazley and Hubert Maddocks. The Link also published the journal The Anglo-German Review.

    May 9, 2011 at 3:21 am | Report abuse |
  11. Spud

    A missing link?
    Page 147 of the book "Himmlers Crusade" implies the following British people supported the 1938 expedition to Tibet. Lord Astor, Nancy Astor, Mr. Charles Hambro, Mr. Philip Gibb, Professor Cornell Evans and Sir Nevile Hendersen. The book also suggests a meeting took place at 230 The Strand (The Link House) between the expedition leader (Ernst Schafer) and Admiral Sir Barry Domville.

    May 5, 2011 at 3:23 am | Report abuse |
  12. Spud

    Does anyone remember Prospect cafe on Smithy Lane, Preesall? The cafe was located at the top of Smithy Lane and close to the home of Cyril Dawson (grower of Chrysanthemums). It is believed Cyril was a former teacher and moved to Preesall "from out of town". Which in the 1970´s either meant Preston, Blackburn or Manchester.

    It all sounds like prospecting for gold!!!!

    April 21, 2011 at 10:18 am | Report abuse |
  13. Spud

    I have heard that Cyril Dawson lived in a cottage at the junction of School Lane and Smithy Lane in Preesall. His land backed out on to the hill. A former ICI employee lived on Smithy Lane and another former ICI employee lived on School Lane. It is quite ironic but if you take an aeriel view of the lanes and put the work of all persons together you have ICI.

    April 21, 2011 at 4:35 am | Report abuse |
  14. Spud

    Another elderly person from the village of Preesall was called Cyril Dawson. Cyril was very well spoken and always wore a cravat. He lived near the Fleetwood Charity School on top of the village hill and sometimes sold Chrysanthemums to villagers. Does anyone remember Cyril?

    April 20, 2011 at 8:01 am | Report abuse |
  15. Mike

    What a genuine storyline!! Hopefully, Scarlett's beauty will be able to pull it off, or maybe it will become just another of her crapy movies.

    March 8, 2011 at 7:05 am | Report abuse |
  16. SAYRE


    March 3, 2011 at 1:00 am | Report abuse |
  17. CocoPictures


    February 23, 2011 at 7:02 am | Report abuse |
  18. CocoPictures

    I love many celebrities, but Coco for me is the best.


    February 4, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Spud

    John Dickinson is a former resident of Preesall, Lancashire, England. During the 1970´s he used a walking stick to help him walk. He also wore a flat black cap even in the summer. He lived near the Saracens Head pub in the small village. The concrete bust at the Saracens Head closely resembles the offensive Danish Cartoon drawing of Mohammed ( Please will people post any information or their recollections of John Dickinson Preesall on this blog. He was apparently a "Smashing Old Chap".

    January 13, 2011 at 6:18 am | Report abuse |
  20. Bri

    She needs to rebound quick

    January 5, 2011 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
  21. suppaarri


    November 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm | Report abuse |
  22. htyu

    Golmaal 3

    November 15, 2010 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
  23. Eddie King

    Say, Eddie King likes "Scarlett Johnson cast as alien temptress"

    November 5, 2010 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Heather

    I'm pretty sure I've seen movies like this all the time on SyFy. I'm not sure If "Pearl Earring" came before, but she was in "The Other Boyln Girl" wasn't she? (Yes, I know I spelled that wrong, but I don't care enough to look it up.) Either way, I really hope it's a decent ailen movie. "Distict Nine" was a bit of a disappointment to me.

    November 5, 2010 at 9:48 am | Report abuse |
  25. Heather

    I'm pretty sure I've seen movies like this all the time on SyFy. I'm not sure If "Pearl Earring" came befoe, but she was in "The Other Boyln Girl" wasn't she? (Yes, I know I spelled that wrong, but I don't care enough to look it up.) Either way, I really hope it's a decent ailen movie. "Distict Nine" was a bit of a disappointment to me.

    November 5, 2010 at 9:48 am | Report abuse |
  26. Serge

    S.J. is stolen biological material, taken against will and formed to clones line 200 pieces total. Sign of dangerous criminal activity. Original Scarlett Galabekian future pediatrician doctor, pediatrician nurse license she obtained in 2008.

    November 5, 2010 at 12:27 am | Report abuse |
  27. Jwrtr68

    Scarlett Johanssen hasn't acted since "The Girl with thePearl Earring," and thats real!What? Are they trying to do make her the Rachel Welch of this generation?? PLEEEEAAASSSSEEE!!!!!

    November 5, 2010 at 12:15 am | Report abuse |
  28. sightzero

    I loved this movie when it first came out, back when it was called "Species"

    November 4, 2010 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • B=Dog

      I'm gonna make a new movie too.... it's a movie where this bus has to speed around the city, keeping it's speed above 50, and if it's speed drops below 50 it will explode! I think I'm going to call it 'The bus that couldn't slow down...'

      November 4, 2010 at 10:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Daniel

      Yeah, it's a shame your comments is not accurate.The woman from Species was never conflicted and was not at war with her own kind.

      November 5, 2010 at 1:14 am | Report abuse |
    • Wrong.

      Watch the movie again.... she is conflicted during the entire movie... having flashbacks to and nightmares and stuff

      November 5, 2010 at 2:45 am | Report abuse |
    • AJ

      This looks like one of those movies that will be great on mute

      November 5, 2010 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
  29. cheefsfury


    November 4, 2010 at 5:08 pm | Report abuse |

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