From Asgard to Camelot?

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Natalie Portman, the Oscar® Winner who has entered the Marvel pantheon via her appearances in the Thor features, is ascending to another level of royalty.

Natalie PortmanThe Hollywood Reporter[ref]Hollywood Reporter[/ref] announced Portman’s acquiring the role of Jacqueline Kennedy in Pablo Larrain’s upcoming biopic.

The story line focuses on the the four days immediately following the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Vincent Maraval describes the film as being about “…the days when Jackie Kennedy becomes an icon but has lost everything…”[ref]Variety[/ref].

Jackie-O is not the only notable historical female that Portman is set to portray. The Black Swan has also signed up to portray Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the 2014 Black List favorite, “On The Basis Of Sex[ref]International Business Times[/ref].”

But back to the Thor angle… the word is out[ref]Mashable[/ref] that Portman’s character in the Thor films may be the next to wield Mjolnir[ref]International Business Times[/ref].

Will any of these performances net Portman another false idol[ref]USA Today[/ref]? We shall see…

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