Scarlett Johansson Iron Man 2

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by Jackie Middleton

Let’s play a word association game, Hollywood style! Take actress Scarlett Johansson. Most people would describe her as stunning, sexy & breathtaking, right? But what about wicked, dangerous & mischievous? Seriously! Meet Scarlett Johansson Iron Man 2 villain extraordinaire!

At the age of 26, Scarlett Johansson is an acting veteran. Her resume spans 16 years of movie success and is chock full of plumb roles, award wins & nominations. With her fresh-faced natural beauty, Scarlett became Hollywood’s go-to gal to play the gorgeous love interest, or classic girl next door. Scarlett seemed destined to portray these types of mesmerizing characters over and over again, or was she?

Scarlett Johansson in Iron Man 2
Photo credit: Francois Duhamel. © 2010 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2010 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.


When rumours began circulating in Tinseltown that Scarlett was being considered for the gritty role of Black Widow in the hugely popular “Iron Man” franchise, film critics and comic book fans scoffed! The Scarlett Johansson they knew was blonde, exceptionally good-looking and not suitable for the rough & tumble job as a red-headed Russian villain. 

Could this pretty girl get her hands dirty as an evil criminal driven to destroy Iron Man?

If you’re good at one thing, why risk your reputation and try something new? Stick to what you’re known for, her critics sneered.

What did she do? Click here to find out.

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