According to Hollywood Reporter, Johansson is in final negotiations for the project set in the Nazi-era Germany.
The film is going to be a satirical, based on the struggles faced by a 10-year-old boy in an increasingly fascist Germany. Johansson will essay the role of the kid's mother.
The flick is written by Waititi who is producing it as well alongside Carthew Neal and Chelsea Winstanley. The filming is expected to begin in the spring, reports Hollywood Reporter. (ANI)