• Scarlett Johansson on being 'too beautiful for Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'
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    Scarlett Johansson on being 'too beautiful for Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

    The rumour went that Scarlett Johansson didn’t get the lead role in ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ because she was deemed ‘too beautiful’. In an interview with Howard Stern, the ‘Ghost In The Shell’ actress was asked directly whether that was the reason that director David Fincher gave the role to Rooney Mara back in 2011 and not her. “What happened was, I remember having conversations with Fincher and he said, ‘You have to look like you’re totally uncaring of yourself, deprived…you’re fragile…’ I said, ‘I will, I can be this person!’ And he said ‘No, you can’t’.

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