With the Cannes Film Festival in full-swing, new details about future projects are slowly making their way to the surface. The latest news from Hollywood is that Scarlett Johansson has signed-on to “Chef”.
It was reported earlier by Variety that Scarlett Johansson signed on to “Chef” from Jon Favreau. The film already has an impressive cast behind it including Sofia Vergara, Robert Downey Jr., Bobby Cannavale and John Leguizamo. The film focuses on a man who is fired from his chef-position only to start a food-truck and discover rediscover what it was about food that he loved. While this is happening, the man also tries to reconnect with family. It’s being reported that Johansson will play Molly, the love interest of the Chef. Production of the film is set to begin in July and will take place in Los Angeles. “Scarlett is a tremendous talent and I’m honored to be collaborating with her again. I’m so fortunate to be working with such a fine ensemble,” Favreau said.
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