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Girls November, 7 2012

Scarlett Johansson Recreates Infamous ‘Psycho’ Shower Scene for V Magazine

Actress Scarlett Johansson hops in the shower in front of Jean-Paul Goude’s lens for the Girl Power issue of V Magazine, issue #80.

In the realm of pop culture, there is no greater champion than Scarlett Johansson. Aside from being an actress with range, she is also an activist, often using her celebrity to affect positive change (which is more than we can say for most). This month she embodies Janet Leigh in Hitchcock, based on the making of the Psycho (with Anthony Hopkins playing the eccentric auteur). Upon hearing this news, the legendary Jean-Paul Goude excitedly conceptualized and photographed our thrilling cover—recreating the film’s infamous shower scene—with his unique blend of glamour and humor. Johansson, a risk-tasker who has long grabbed Hollywood by the horns and wrestled it right to the ground, was happily up to task.

You can order V80 from vmagazine.com.

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