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Scarlett Johansson dazzles in a red sequinned gown for Marriage Story launch at Venice Film Festival

Scarlett Johansson dazzled onlookers in a beautiful red sequinned gown on Thursday as she led the star-studded arrivals for the Marriage Story premiere at the 76th Venice Film Festival. 

The actress, 34, looked stunning in the fitted gown with a thigh-high split as she arrived for the launch of the Netflix film in Italy.

Scarlett’s appearances after she branded her role in the film ‘fated,’ as she plays a woman going through a divorce after her own split from husband Romain Dauriac in 2017.

As she walked the red carpet, Scarlett ensured that all eyes were on her as she wore a fitted a scarlet gown covered in delicate sequins.

The Avengers star showed off her intricate floral back tattoo in the strapless dress, which also boasted a thigh-high split.

Scarlett kept her blonde tresses in a slicked-back wet look style as she sported a quirky silver chain earring to add an edge to her outfit. 

Lavish: The stars were out in force for the premiere of the long-awaited Marriage Story, which stars Scarlett alongside Adam Driver (far left), and Laura Dern (second left)

Lavish: The stars were out in force for the premiere of the long-awaited Marriage Story, which stars Scarlett alongside Adam Driver (far left), and Laura Dern (second left)

Perfect: The actress, 34, looked stunning in the fitted gown with showed off her intricate floral back tattoo

Star: Scarlett made her arrival for the premiere of her film, which will be released on Netflix later this year

Perfect: The actress, 34, looked stunning in the fitted gown with showed off her intricate floral back tattoo as she arrived for the launch of her film

Exciting: Scarlett is set to appear in the drama Marriage Story

Dark: The film tells the tale of a couple struggling through a gruelling divorce

Exciting: Scarlett is set to appear in the drama Marriage Story, which tells the tale of a couple struggling through a gruelling divorce

Important: The Avengers star takes centre stage in the drama, which has already been tipped as an awards contender

Important: The Avengers star takes centre stage in the drama, which has already been tipped as an awards contender

Candid: Scarlett's appearance at the premiere comes after the star branded the role 'fated' as it came after own split from husband Roman Dauriac in 2017

Open: The star said that after complaining about her split to director Noah, she was convinced to take on the role

Candid: Scarlett’s appearance at the premiere comes after the star branded the role ‘fated,’ as it comes after her own split from husband Roman Dauriac in 2017

Scarlett’s appearance at the premiere comes after she candidly said the role was ‘fated,’ as it came after her own divorce from husband Roman in 2017 

Speaking at a press conference for the film, which Variety reported on, she explained: ‘I was actually going through a divorce. 

‘I didn’t know what we were going to talk about… I just kind of blew into the room, ordered a glass of white wine and started complaining. And he was just listening and very attentive. And then he kind of cut it short and said, “Funny you should mention it.”‘

‘It felt sort of fated in a way,’ Scarlett added. ‘It was an experience to share with him and have him share with me. And it somehow came at just the right time.’

Scarlett and Romain were married from 2014 until 2017, and they share five-year-old daughter Rose, and the star was previously married to Ryan Reynolds from 2008 until 2011. She is now engaged to SNL star Colin Jost.

Former flame: Scarlett and Romain (Left in April 2017) were married from 2014 until 2017, and they share five-year-old daughter Rose

Before: The star was previously married to Ryan Reynolds (Right in June 2010) from 2008 until 2011

Former flames: Scarlett and Romain (Left in April 2017) were married from 2014 until 2017, and they share five-year-old daughter Rose, and the star was previously married to Ryan Reynolds (Right in June 2010) from 2008 until 2011

Tying the knot: The Ghost In The Shell actress has been engaged to Colin since May, and the two been an item since 2017

Tying the knot: The Ghost In The Shell actress has been engaged to Colin since May, and the two been an item since 2017

Beaming: Scarlett was still in high spirits as she made her way along the red carpet for the premiere, for the second day of the 10 day festival in Venice

Beaming: Scarlett was still in high spirits as she made her way along the red carpet for the premiere, for the second day of the 10 day festival in Venice

Big entrance: After the red carpet Scarlett took her seat for a first look at the long-awaited film, ahead of the film's limited release on November 6. The film will then debut on Netflix just a month later

Big entrance: After the red carpet Scarlett took her seat for a first look at the long-awaited film, ahead of the film’s limited release on November 6. The film will then debut on Netflix just a month later

Pals: She also appeared delighted to be reunited with her co-star Laura Dern who also oozed glamour at the star-studded premiere

Pals: She also appeared delighted to be reunited with her co-star Laura Dern who also oozed glamour at the star-studded premiere

Awe-inspiring: After their reunion on the red carpet, Scarlett's co-star Laura Dern also displayed her timeless sense of style

Timeless: The Big Little Lies star sported a forest green gown with an intricate array of silver sequins

Awe-inspiring: After their reunion on the red carpet, Scarlett’s co-star Laura Dern, 52, also displayed her timeless sense of style in a forest green gown with an intricate array of silver sequins

Jovial: The premiere marks the first look at the comedy-drama which tells the story of a couple's divorce in an alternative style

Jovial: The premiere marks the first look at the comedy-drama which tells the story of a couple’s divorce in an alternative style

Praised: Director Noah Baumbach was greeted with a thunderous applause as he took to the stage ahead of the screening

Praised: Director Noah Baumbach was greeted with a thunderous applause as he took to the stage ahead of the screening

After their reunion on the red carpet, Scarlett’s co-star Laura Dern also displayed her timeless sense of style in a forest green gown with an intricate array of silver sequins.

The Big Little Lies star, 52, styled her blonde tresses into loose curls as she posed up a storm for the film launch.

Model Kate Upton, 27, also stunned in a plunging black gown with a thigh high splits that displayed every inch of her slender pins as she made her way along the red carpet in Italy.

The Sports Illustrated model’s gown boasted a dramatic train for some added flair as she made her way along the red carpet.

Pretty: Kate added a simple pop of colour to her look with a statement red lip

Grand arrival: The blonde beauty was walking the red carpet for the star-studded premiere of the Netflix film

Pretty: The model added a simple pop of colour to her look with a statement red lip as she walked the red carpet for the star-studded film premiere

Fun: The black dress boasted a dramatic skirt for some added flair as she stunned onlookers at the annual film launch

Fun: The black dress boasted a dramatic skirt for some added flair as she stunned onlookers at the annual film launch

Beaming: Kate was beaming with delight as she headed into the film event, along with a slew of other models in attendance

Beaming: Kate was beaming with delight as she headed into the film event, along with a slew of other models in attendance

Vixen: The fashion favourite turns heads with her sexy ensemble

On her way: She made her way along the red carpet with a slew of other models

Vixen: The fashion favourite turns heads with her sexy ensemble as she made her way along the red carpet with a slew of other models

Elsa Hosk, 30, also cut a leggy figure in a metallic gold skirt with a fitted black bodice as she suffered a hilarious blunder on the red carpet.

After her earring fell out, the Swedish beauty scrambled around on the floor to try and retrieve her accessory, before composing herself and striking a sensational pose.

South African model Candice Swanepoel, 30, also cut a leggy figure in a pale blue shirt dress as she strutted along the red carpet.

Oops! After her earring fell out, the Swedish beauty scrambled around on the floor to try and retrieve the gold accessory

Oops! After her earring fell out, the Swedish beauty scrambled around on the floor to try and retrieve the gold accessory

Accessorized: Letting her blonde locks fall loose down her shoulders, she completed her outfit with golden bracelets

Accessorized: Letting her blonde locks fall loose down her shoulders, she completed her outfit with golden bracelets

Accessorized: Letting her blonde locks fall loose down her shoulders, she completed her outfit with golden bracelets

Mwah! The model added height to her frame with a pair of black heels and displayed her pins with a leg slit

Mwah! The model added height to her frame with a pair of black heels and displayed her pins with a leg slit

Tanned vision: South African model Candice Swanepoel, 30, also cut a leggy figure in a pale blue shirt dress

Out and about: The star strutted along the red carpet in the stylish look

Tanned vision: South African model Candice Swanepoel, 30, also cut a leggy figure in a pale blue shirt dress as she strutted along the red carpet

Jovial: The sexy star left little to the imagination in the thigh-skimming dress with a thick black belt cinched in at the waist

Jovial: The sexy star left little to the imagination in the thigh-skimming dress with a thick black belt cinched in at the waist

Actress Billie Piper, 36, looked sensational in a glitzy sparkling gown which hugged her lithe frame, nipped in at the waist with a black and white polka-dot bow.

The bottom of the gown was embellished with white lace and she completed the ensemble with killer black heels.

Model Molly Sims, 46, opted for a girly ruffled lace pink gown with a plunging front and dramatic shoulders.

Playful: Israeli socialite Hofit Golan was also commanding attention in a dramatic white gown with a white heavily frilled skirt

Playful: Israeli socialite Hofit Golan was also commanding attention in a dramatic white gown with a white heavily frilled skirt

Scarlett’s outing comes after she put on a stylish display as she stepped out for the annual event to promote the film alongside her co-stars Adam and Laura as well as the film’s director Noah.

She looked sensational in her Michael Kors outfit as she paired a black-and-blue striped crop top with loose pleated grey trousers, and her ensemble showed off her taut midriff.

Her blonde locks were brushed into glamorous waves, and she highlighted her natural beauty by wearing a natural palette of make-up for the outing. 

The Black Widow star boosted her height in a pair of black buckled heels, while she cinched her outfit at the waist with a statement white belt. 

'It felt fated': The premiere comes after Scarlett Johansson herself discussed her divorce from Romain Dauriac as she attended the photocall for the film

Candid: She said a chance conversation with director Noah Baumbach, 49, in which she complained about her ex-husband during their separation led her take on the role

‘It felt fated’: The premiere comes after Scarlett herself discussed her divorce from Romain as she attended the photocall for the film earlier in the day

Speaking at a press conference, she explained: 'I just kind of blew into the room, ordered a glass of white wine and started complaining...' And then he kind of cut it short and said, "Funny you should mention it"'

 Speaking at a press conference, she explained: ‘I just kind of blew into the room, ordered a glass of white wine and started complaining…’ And then he kind of cut it short and said, “Funny you should mention it”‘

Meant to be: 'It felt sort of fated in a way,' Scarlett added. 'It was an experience to share with him and have him share with me. And it somehow came at just the right time'

Fashionista: Scarlett put on a stylish display as she stepped out in the Italian city for the annual event to promote the film

Meant to be: ‘It felt sort of fated in a way,’ Scarlett added. ‘It was an experience to share with him and have him share with me. And it somehow came at just the right time’ 

Dream team: Scarlett put on a stylish display alongside her co-stars Adam Driver, 35, and Laura Dern, 52, as well as the film's director Noah

Dream team: Scarlett put on a stylish display alongside her co-stars Adam Driver, 35, and Laura Dern, 52, as well as the film’s director Noah

Body art: Scarlett's outfit gave a glimpse of her various tattoos as she arrived for the photocall

Glamorous: Scarlett's blonde locks were brushed into glamorous waves, and she highlighted her natural beauty by wearing a natural palette of make-up

 Glamorous: Scarlett’s blonde locks were brushed into glamorous waves, and she highlighted her natural beauty by wearing a natural palette of make-up for the outing

Sweet: Scarlett wrapped her arms around Laura's waist as they joked around at the photocall

Sweet: Scarlett wrapped her arms around Laura’s waist as they joked around at the photocall

Chatty: Scarlett talked animatedly to Laura as they got ready to take photos on the red carpet

Friendly: The pair enjoyed chatting to each other

Chatty: Scarlett talked animatedly to Laura as they got ready to take photos on the red carpet

Big Little Lies star Laura displayed her kooky flair as she slipped her youthful-looking appearance with a strapless puff-ball midi dress, embellished with black and red stripes throughout.

Nailing biker chic, the Wild actress ditched her heels in favour of pointed black flats, complete with huge gold buckles along the sides.

The Citizen Ruth star made sure focus remained on her bold number as she opted for minimal accessories for her daytime look.

Looking sharp: Adam put on a dapper display as he donned a black suit for the occasion, which he teamed with a crisp white shirt and a sleek black tie

Good spirits: The actor couldn't help but smile as he stood beside his co-star

Looking sharp: Adam put on a dapper display as he donned a black suit for the occasion, which he teamed with a crisp white shirt and a sleek black tie

What a cast! Scarlett, Laura and Adam were on hand to support their film

What a cast! Scarlett, Laura and Adam were on hand to support their film

Wow-factor! Big Little Lies star Laura displayed her kooky flair as she slipped her youthful-looking appearance with a strapless puff-ball midi dress, embellished with black and red stripes throughout

Elegant: Laura boosted her height in a pair of chic black heels

Wow-factor! Big Little Lies star Laura displayed her kooky flair as she slipped her youthful-looking appearance with a strapless puff-ball midi dress, embellished with black and red stripes throughout

Delighted: Scarlett smiled brightly as she spoke with Adam while their photos were being taken

Delighted: Scarlett smiled brightly as she spoke with Adam while their photos were being taken

Enjoying themselves: The trio seemed to be having a great time together at the photocall

Posing up a storm: The actors stood for several photos together

Enjoying themselves: The trio seemed to be having a great time together at the photocall

Adam put on a dapper display as he donned a black suit for the occasion, which he teamed with a crisp white shirt and a sleek black tie.

His raven tresses fell in a tousled style over his ears, mirroring his look for his role as Kylo Ren in Star Wars, and the actor couldn’t help but smile as he stood beside his co-star. 

In the Netflix film, Adam and Scarlett play parents on the verge of a divorce in the romantic dramedy, which has a he said/she said-style of storytelling. 

The 76th Venice Film Festival sees a highly anticipated lineup compete for the coveted Golden Lion award, with many big Hollywood pictures making their premiere at the annual showcase.

The jury will be led by Argentinian director Lucrecia Martel, and also features Canadian critic Piers Handling, Japanese actor Shinya Tsukamoto and British actress Stacy Martin, who landed her breakout role in 2013 as the younger version of sex addict Joe in the Lars Von Trier erotic drama Nyphomaniac.

Venice also faced backlash last year when not one of its Golden Lion contenders was helmed by a female director.

This year marks a slight improvement, with two female-directed films, Babyteeth and The Perfect Candidate.

Drama: In the Netflix film, Adam and Scarlett play parents on the verge of a divorce in the romantic dramedy, which has a he said/she said-style of storytelling

Drama: In the Netflix film, Adam and Scarlett play parents on the verge of a divorce in the romantic dramedy, which has a he said/she said-style of storytelling

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