Scarlett Johansson is about to headline “Featherwood”, an upcoming true-crime film from Andrea Arnold.
Within the film, the previous Marvel star will play the function of Carol Blevins, an FBI informant who infiltrated a neo-Nazi gang referred to as the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT), and aided within the convictions of 13 members.
The movie is predicated on the award-winning, six-part Dallas Morning Information article by Pulitzer Prize finalist Scott Farwell, in keeping with leisure information outlet Deadline.
Throughout an epic, six-year investigation into the murderous, neo-Nazi crime and drug syndicate, Blevins lived with the gang, memorised particulars, pre-empted murders and interrupted robberies. Nonetheless, her harrowing journey left her with vital bodily and psychological scars and she or he lives below fixed menace of reprisal by the ABT.
Arnold, identified for hard-hitting dramas corresponding to “Fish Tank”, “Pink Highway” and “American Honey”, will direct the film from a script by Ned Benson, who earlier labored as a author on Johansson’s 2021 Marvel film “Black Widow”.
The 39-year-old actor may even produce the venture with Jonathan Lia and Keenan Flynn below their These Footage banner.
Johansson most just lately appeared in Kristin Scott Thomas‘ directorial debut “North Star”, which launched in 2023. Her upcoming tasks embody Paramount’s “Transformers One” and an untitled romantic comedy with Channing Tatum.