Love, lights, action: Scarlett Johansson and Nancy Meyers set to redefine Hollywood rom-com norms with 'Paris Paramount'

    Scarlett Johansson is in the limelight for a potential lead role in Nancy Meyers' mega-budget romantic comedy, 'Paris Paramount', potentially becoming Hollywood's most expensive rom-com ever.

    Scarlett Johansson (Source: Marie Claire Australia)

    Scarlett Johansson (Source: Marie Claire Australia)

    Back with a Bang: Scarlett in the Spotlight!

    After a five-year hiatus from the director's seat, Nancy Meyers is making a ravishing return, and she's not coming alone! Scarlett Johansson is on the brink of sealing the deal as the lead for Meyers' upcoming Netflix sensation, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

    Meyers’ Cinematic Mastery Meets Johansson’s Charm

    'Paris Paramount' - whether that's a decoy or a genuine title, it has tongues wagging! Rumor has it the plot pivots around a writer-director falling head over heels for a producer. A roller coaster of love and success unfolds, with an inevitable fallout, only for fate to reunite them over a promising project. Life imitates art as parallels to Meyers' own Hollywood romance story with Charles Shyer cannot be missed. From hits like 'The Parent Trap' to 'Father of the Bride', their collaborative magic is iconic.

    Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer (Source: IMDb)

    The Buzz around the Budget

    Holding an estimated purse between $130-150 million, 'Paris Paramount' could easily strut into history as Hollywood's heftiest romantic comedy. This isn't just a movie; it's a statement, showcasing Meyers' knack for blending high-profile casts and opulent designs.

    From Black Widow to the City of Love

    Our beloved Scarlett Johansson, fresh from her 'Black Widow' success, could be jetting off to 'Paris Paramount'. But she's not alone in this journey. Names like Penélope Cruz, Owen Wilson, and Michael Fassbender have also been thrown into the mix, ensuring this to be a star-studded spectacle.

    Cast of 'Paris Paramount' (Source: What's On Netflix)

    Past, Present, Future: Meyers' Magic Continues

    Nancy Meyers, having given us memorable rom-coms like 'It's Complicated' and 'What Women Want', took a step back after 'The Intern' in 2015. "The business has changed in a way that is somewhat unrecognizable to me," she mused in a 2019 talk. But with 'Paris Paramount', she's poised to adapt, evolve, and dazzle once more.

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