Natalie Portman to Play Jackie Kennedy in Upcoming Biopic – First Trailer Released


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Natalie Portman will portray Jackie Kennedy in the upcoming biopic, Jackie, from Pablo Larraín.

The filmmaker spoke of Portman’s ability to portray Kennedy in an interview with Vanity Fair during the Toronto International Film Festival stating, “It was a combination of elegance, sophistication, intelligence, and fragility. Beauty and sadness can be something very powerful in our culture.”

The film is said to chronicle the former First Lady through the emotions of the 1963 assassination of her husband and President John F. Kennedy and the series of events that followed highlighting her strength and resilience.

Other actors to join Portman on the big screen incldue, Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup, Greta Gerwig, Max Casella, John Carroll Lynch and John Hurt.

The film is set to hit theaters on Dec. 2.

Check out a sneak peak of the trailer below.

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