The Story Behind Scarlett Johansson’s Decision to Wear Underwear in ‘Lost in Translation’, as Told by Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola, the director of ‘Lost in Translation’, convinced Scarlett Johansson to wear a specific type of underwear in the best possible way. Johansson’s role required her to dive deep into the character’s deepest emotions, but Coppola also asked her to occasionally wear her underwear on camera. Johansson recalled how Coppola convinced her to wear a specific pair of underwear for ‘Lost in Translation’, where she played Charlotte.

'Lost in Translation' Scarlett Johansson and Sofia Coppola smiling in red and black dresses in front of BFI London Film Festival sign

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