The 27-year-old successful actress and model Scarlett Johansson is going back to New York theater in January in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”
Johansson will be Maggie the Cat, and will star next to Benjamin Walker. “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” tells the story of Maggie, who escapes poverty to marry the wealthy Brick Pollitt (Walker), but is unhappy with her new lifestyle. Johansson’s last Broadway performance with in “A View From a Bridge,” a role which earned her the Tony Award for Best Supporting Actress.
With her new role as Maggie the Cat, Johansson is following the footsteps of legendary actresses such as Elizabeth Taylor and Natalie Wood.