Scarlett Johansson will play a computer in Spike Jonze’s Her


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Her stars Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pratt and Amy Adams.

A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need.

Samantha Morton was voicing the operating system on set and it was thought we would hear her in the final film. It turns out this is not the case as her role has been recast and Scarlett Johansson will be providing the voice.

Here is what director, Spike Jonze, had to say about the change:

I think, unfortunately, it’s pretty normal in terms of my not-quite-painless-for-everyone-involved ‘process’ of discovering what the movie is.

Samantha was with us on set and was amazing. It was only in post production, when we started editing, that we realized that what the character/movie needed was different from what Samantha and I had created together. So we recast and since then Scarlett has taken over that role.

I love Samantha. I’ve been friends with her forever and I hope we make lots of things together in the future. Be well,

Spike Jonze

The film is due out on 20th November.

Source: Vulture