Scarlett Johansson is one, twice, three times a leading lady for director Woody Allen. ScarJo will star in Allen's newest project, a still-untitled movie to be shot in Spain this summer. She will join Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, who have already signed on to the cast. Scarlett and Penelope together? ¡Sí, sí! I am already making up my own movie in my head.
This will be the 22-year actress's third starring role in the last four films by the 71-year-old director. Their other collaborations were 2005's Match Point and 2006's Scoop. With this new part, Scarlett joins the ranks of Allen's past muses like Diane Keaton and Mia Farrow. But let us sincerely hope that she does not follow their lead on the whole dating-the-director thing. ‘Cause, uh, ewww.