• Scarlett Johansson to Play Real-Life Woman Who Posed as Male Massage Parlor Owner

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Scarlett Johansson will play a real-life woman who posed as a male massage parlor owner with mafia ties in the upcoming film “Rub & Tug,” representatives for New Regency told TheWrap on Monday.
    Johansson, whose past credits include “Lost in Translation” and “Her,” is set to partner with “Ghost in the Shell” director Rupert Sanders on the project, which is based on the real-life story of Dante “Tex” Gill.
    Gill gained notoriety in Pittsburg in the 1970s and '80s for running a number of mafia-protected massage parlors in the city, where she drew attention for her adoption of male hairstyles...
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  • Scarlett Johansson Re-Teaming With Ghost In The Shell Director On New Drama

    Scarlett Johansson Re-Teaming With Ghost In The Shell Director On New Drama

    2 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Scarlett Johansson will be re-teaming with Ghost in the Shell director Rupert Sanders on an upcoming drama titled Rub & Tug. The movie will be based on the provocative real-life story of Jean Marie Gill. Set in the 1970s, Rub & Tug will document the eccentric goings on of Jean Marie Gill, a woman whose climb up the criminal ladder was hardly by the books. Dressing as a man while working as a prostitute and massage parlor owner with a strictly male clientele, Gill eventually managed to infiltrate and overthrow the local mob, played a significant role in the success of the Pittsburgh...
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  • Scarlett Johansson to Play Massage Parlor Queen in Rub &

    Scarlett Johansson to Play Massage Parlor Queen in Rub &

    2 monthes ago - By Movie Web

    Scarlett Johansson to Play Massage Parlor Queen in Rub & Tug Rupert Sanders, who previously worked with Scarlett Johansson on Ghost in the Shell, will direct Rub & Tug.
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  • Scarlett Johansson to Star in Pittsburgh Mob, Massage Parlor Biopic

    Scarlett Johansson to Star in Pittsburgh Mob, Massage Parlor Biopic

    2 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

    Scarlett Johansson to star in Pittsburgh mob, massage parlor biopic
    According to Deadline , New Regency has won a bidding war for a very provocative film package titled Rub & Tug , which is set to reunite star Scarlett Johansson with her Ghost in the Shell director Rupert Sanders. The film will be a co-production between Joel Silver's Silver Pictures, Tobey Maguire's Material Pictures and Johansson's These Pictures production companies.
    Rub & Tug is based on the life of 1970's Pittsburgh crime kingpin Jean Marie Gill, a woman who masqueraded as a man in order to run a massage parlor and...
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  • New Regency Wins ‘Rub & Tug;' Rupert Sanders Directs Scarlett Johansson In Tale Of Pittsburgh Massage Parlor Queen

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : New Regency has won an auction for Rub & Tug , an American Hustle -like true story in which Rupert Sanders will direct Scarlett Johansson in the fact-based story of a woman who flourished in a male-dominated business of massage parlors and prostitution by essentially taking on the physical identity of a man. New Regency prevailed over five other bidders.
    Jean Marie Gill was a larger than life character who took on the mob and became the crime kingpin of 1970s...
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