Scarlett Johansson’s first main tv function will see her revisiting a challenge from her previous. The 2-time Oscar nominee is ready to topline and govt produce “Simply Trigger,” an Amazon thriller primarily based on the 1992 novel of the identical title. She beforehand acted in a 1995 movie adaptation of the e-book.
From author Christy Corridor (“I’m Not OK With This”), the Prime Video restricted collection flips the gender of the e-book’s protagonist, Miami newspaper author Matt Cowart. It focuses on Madison “Madi” Cowart (Johansson), “a struggling reporter for a Florida newspaper despatched to cowl the ultimate days of an inmate on dying row,” per the supply.
Johansson obtained Oscar nods for “Jojo Rabbit” and “Marriage Story.” The “Black Widow” actress’ upcoming slate consists of Kristin Scott Thomas’ directorial debut, “My Mom’s Wedding ceremony,” the story of three sisters who return residence for the third wedding ceremony of their twice-widowed mom.
Corridor is ready to make her directorial debut with “Daddio,” a portrait of a girl who has an opportunity encounter with a taxi driver that adjustments her life. Dakota Johnson stars.