Scarlett Johansson is a natural beauty on the cover of Interview magazine. The actress is featured in the upcoming film, “Her,” but not in the capacity that fans are used to. Johansson voices an operating system that main character Theodore (Joaquin Pheonix) falls in love with.
“I like doing voice work, and I’ve also become increasingly interested in pushing different parts of performance, whether it’s a physical thing or a kind of vocal nuance, so this seemed like it would be an interesting thing to at least talk about. [Director Spike Jonze and I] met and did a work session, which was supposed to just be a lunch and a read-through, but we ended up working together for nine hours—which was great, but I was exhausted at the end,” Johansson recalls of the process. “…What I thought was going to be four days of recording turned into a really involved process. At times, I would even record with Joaquin, who really made himself available in an amazing way.”
Johansson became interested in filmmaking at a very young age, with her mom being a bit of a movie fanatic.
“My mom showed me a lot of movies when I was a kid—all of the movies that she loved. She loved musicals. She loved all those Elia Kazan movies. And then her passion really lies in those political thrillers from the ’70s and those [John] Cassavetes movies. She’s still an avid film consumer—she sees everything. But she’s a baby boomer, so the ’70s is her period. I’ve got to say, there’s nothing quite like watching Network  as a 9-year-old …”
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