Scarlett Johansson Making Directorial Debut

She is one of 12 directors that will create a five-minute love story set in New York

She’s known for turning heads onscreen, but bombshell Scarlett Johansson is going to try her hand behind the camera. The actress will make her directorial debut this year with New York, I Love You, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Johansson, 23, a New York native, is one of 12 directors who will each create five-minute love stories set in various parts of the Big Apple. Other directors confirmed to participate in the project, which will be produced by the folks behind 2006’s Paris, Je t’aime, include Zach Braff and Mira Nair.

The news was first reported by the New York Post‘s Page Six Monday.
– Beth Perry

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