Scarlett Johansson engaged to French boyfriend

Scarlett Johansson engaged to French boyfriend

LOS ANGELES, California - Agence France-Presse
Scarlett Johansson engaged to French boyfriend

US actress Scarlett Johansson arrives for the screening of "Under the Skin" presented in competition at the 70th Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2013 at Venice Lido. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI

Scarlett Johansson is engaged to her French boyfriend Romain Dauriac, two and a half years after splitting from first husband Ryan Reynolds, a publicist for the "Avengers" star said.

Following media reports, spokesman Marcel Pariseau told AFP: "I can confirm that Scarlett and Romain are engaged. They haven't chosen a date for the wedding." He did not elaborate.

Dauriac, described as a French journalist, proposed to the 28-year-old a month ago, according to People magazine, which cited a source as saying: "They're engaged and very happy." Earlier this week the actress was spotted wearing a vintage Art Deco style diamond engagement ring while promoting her latest sci-fi film "Under the Skin" at the Venice Film Festival in Italy, the Hollywood celebrity bible noted.

Johansson has been nominated four times for Golden Globes, including for her breakout turn in "Lost in Translation" with Bill Murray in 2004 as well as in "Girl with a Pearl Earring" the same year. In 2005 she was shortlisted for "A Love Song for Bobby Long," followed by a nod for her role in Woody Allen's "Match Point" in 2006.

More recently she played Black Widow in 2012's record-breaking blockbuster "The Avengers," a role she is set to reprise in a sequel set for release in 2015.

She married Canadian actor Reynolds in 2008 but the couple announced their separation in 2010 and divorced the following year.

As well as her stellar acting career she is known for her political activism, and appeared on stage at the Democratic National Convention last year to call for the re-election of President Barack Obama.