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Johansson felt "uninspired" by acting

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Scarlett Johansson has revealed that she found acting uninspiring for a while but starring in A View From The Bridge on Broadway changed her mind.

The 29-year-old star told Vanity Fair that the 2009 production of Arthur Miller's one-act tragedy changed her outlook on her career. 

"I was uninspired by my job for a period of time. I didn't really understand what the purpose of it was, other than to stay relevant, which is so not what it's about.

"But doing the play, I realised I could still own my own performance, that it was mine to present however I wanted to."

Johansson also talked about dying her hair red ahead of her second audition to play the Black Widow in The Avengers, "If you want something, you have to go for it. That's something I learned early on. I was really competitive at a young age."

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