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Hannah and Her Thithters

“Woody Allen has set Scarlett Johansson to star in the untitled film he’ll shoot this summer in Spain, along with Penelope Cruz.’ — Variety

Scarlett: You may be theventy-thix yearth old and totally dithguthting, Woody, but I want to have thex with you!

Penelope: Thtand athide, Thcarlett! The repulthive thenior thitizen ith mine!

Woody: Girlth, girlth! Don’t fight. There’th more than enough of me to go around. I’ve got a prethcription for Thee-al-ith! 

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