Scarlett Johannson stars in a Species remake, but not really

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The American Film Market is a week long event in which the movers and shakers of Hollywood all meet under the same roof to sell films in all levels in production. It’s only day one and already a ludicrous idea is born courtesy of company FilmNation and director Jonathan Glazer.Â

The project is a sci fi thriller called “Under the Skin” and it stars Scarlett Johannson as an “alien on earth, disguised as the perfect aesthetic form of a mesmerizing woman. She scours remote highways and desolate scenery looking to use her greatest weapon to snare human prey — her voracious sexuality.”

So it’s a Species reamake!? Not exactly.

“She is deadly efficient, but over time becomes drawn to and changed by the complexity of life on earth. With this new found humanity and weakening alien resolve, she finds herself on a collision course with her own kind. Taking her point of view throughout, the film presents a unique look at our world through alien eyes.”

So thus far ScarJo has played a sexy clone, sexy secretary/S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, sexy villain, sexy wench, and a sexy tourist (TWICE). I suppose “sexy alien” was pretty predictable. I wonder if all these roles…

The American Film Market is a week long event in which the movers and shakers of Hollywood all meet under the same roof to sell films in all levels in production. It’s only day one and already a ludicrous idea is born courtesy of company FilmNation and director Jonathan Glazer. 

The project is a sci fi thriller called “Under the Skin” and it stars Scarlett Johannson as an “alien on earth, disguised as the perfect aesthetic form of a mesmerizing woman. She scours remote highways and desolate scenery looking to use her greatest weapon to snare human prey — her voracious sexuality.”

So it’s a Species reamake!?  Not exactly.

“She is deadly efficient, but over time becomes drawn to and changed by the complexity of life on earth. With this new found humanity and weakening alien resolve, she finds herself on a collision course with her own kind. Taking her point of view throughout, the film presents a unique look at our world through alien eyes.”

So thus far ScarJo has played a sexy clone, sexy secretary/S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, sexy villain, sexy wench, and a sexy tourist (TWICE).  I suppose “sexy alien” was pretty predictable. I wonder if all these roles have anything to do with the fact that she's pretty? Just saying.

[via CommingSoon]