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Scarlett Johansson may be regarded as one of the most beautiful stars in the world, but she's also an actress who continues to surprise us.
Johansson has juggled various genres, from teen comedies like "The Perfect Score," to quirky indies like "Ghost World," to superhero blockbusters like "Iron Man 2." But this weekend we get the Jersey-fied Johansson in "Don Jon." Scarjo plays Barbara, the new girlfriend of Joseph Gordon-Levitt's porn-addicted title character.
We've seen Johansson on screen since she was just a kid, but there are still tons of facts that you probably never knew about the blonde bombshell, such as her rejection from Nyu's Tisch school or her near-casting in the upcoming "Gravity." Find out more little-known tidbits about the star below.
1. Even though 1998's "The Horse Whisperer" was Johansson's seventh feature film, she was given an "Introducing" credit in it.
2. She has a twin brother, Hunter Johansson, »
- Erin Whitney
Most of you won't remember this, but there was a time when getting into college was more about taking the first step to a bright future and less about self-inflicted, crippling debt and lifelong lament that someone actually allowed you to major in French Literary Deconstructionism.
Hilariously, as Tina Fey's new comedy "Admission" attests to, higher education is still the goal for millions of teens whose optimism has yet to be obliterated by reality. But for all of you high schoolers out there who don't have "fancy connections" at top notch universities or "serviceable grade point averages," don't despair — today we're hooking you up with films that offer some less conventional methods for beating out your better and brighter peers.
9. 'Soul Man' (1986)
After reading a script about a privileged white kid taking tanning pills to get into Harvard with a scholarship meant for African Americans, producers could have either said "Wow, »
- Ben Freiburger
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