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Johansson to make Broadway debut

Scarlett Johansson
Johansson has appeared in films including Lost In Translation

Actress Scarlett Johansson is to make her Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge.

She will star opposite Scream star Liev Schreiber in the 1950s-set drama about a Brooklyn dock worker who is obsessed by his 17-year-old niece.

The production is due to open at the Cort Theater on 24 January with previews beginning on 28 December.

Other Hollywood stars to have appeared on Broadway this year have included Jude Law and Hugh Jackman.

Johansson, 24, has appeared in films including Lost In Translation, Girl with a Pearl Earring and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Schreiber, 42, has performed on Broadway a number of times and won a Tony Award in 2005 for his role in David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross.

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