Natalie Portman Slotted To Play Jackie Kennedy In New Biopic

Kaitlan Collins Contributor
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After landing the role of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg earlier this month, Natalie Portman just keeps on going.


The 33-year-old has been selected to play Jackie Kennedy in an upcoming drama about the first four days in the first lady’s life following the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.

The news was announced at the Cannes Film Festival Thursday, Variety reports, and Darren Aronofsky of “Black Swan” will produce.

(Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Portman is presenting her directorial debut, “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” at the festival. (RELATED: Mila Kunis: Natalie Portman Is A ‘Lovely Kisser’)

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The film will begin production at the end of the year, and reportedly has a $15 million minimum budget. (RELATED: Natalie Portman Has No Idea Where Her Oscar Is)