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Scarlett Johansson in Talks to Play in a New York City Production of "South Pacific"

March 15, 2007 (9:03 am) GMT
Scarlett Johansson is reportedly in talks to star in a New York City production of "South Pacific."

Already makes name with her roles in the big screen productions, is on the move to invade Broadway. If the New York Post is to be believed, the movie beauty is in talks to star in a New York City production of "South Pacific."

She reportedly is one of the actresses being considered for the role of US Navy nurse Nellie Forbush in the project, which is about to open January next year at the Lincoln Center.

More on the production, the New York Post reports further that director Bartlett Sher is currently arranging auditions for the musical to take place next month. In the meantime, it is said that Russian tenor Dimitri Hvorovstovsky is in line for the role of plantation owner Emile De Becque.

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