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TIFF 2013: A24 to get 'Under the Skin' with Scarlett Johansson
TIFF 2013: A24 to get 'Under the Skin' with Scarlett Johansson

One of the most talked-about pictures during the fall festival trifecta of Telluride, Venice and Toronto, Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" has been acquired by distributor A24. The company plans to release the film, starring Scarlett Johansson, next year. Based on the novel by Michel Faber, the film stars Johansson as an alien being who has taken human form roaming Scotland in search of victims she needs to survive. The film's unusual visual style comes from the fact that at least some of its action was shot "candid camera" style with Johansson interacting with real people; that footage mixed with scenes of her with actors. In an interview with The...

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