Scarlett Johansson to Star in a TV Adaptation of The Custom of Country
Scarlett Johansson is headed to TV.
The Avengers actress will star in a limited series for Sony Pictures TV based on the 1913 Edith Wharton novel The Custom of the Country.
Johansson will also executive produce the eight-episode series.
Christopher Hampton (“Atonement,” “Dangerous Liaisons”) is set to write from his original screenplay.
The Custom of the Country follows Midwestern girl Undine Spragg, to be played by Johansson, who attempts to rise in New York City society.
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