Awesome: Natalie Portman to Star Opposite Michael Fassbender in MacBeth Film

Posted by Matthew on April 30, 2013
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Speaking of Shakespeare, looks like we’re getting some more of it next year:

Matt Goldberg writing for Collider:

Yesterday, we reported the exciting news that Michael Fassbender was set to lead a new screen adaptation of William Shakespeare‘s Macbeth. We also reported that talks were “underway with at least one Hollywood leading actress,” to play the role of Lady Macbeth. Today, Screen Daily is reporting that the actress is Natalie Portman, and she has agreed to take the part. Directed by Justin Kurzel (The Snowtown Murders) and written by Todd Louiso and Jacob Koskoff, the adaptation will take place in the 11th century, and will “be a visceral approach to the story including significant battle scenes

So two great actors starring in a film adaptation of one of the bards most famous plays. Where do I sign, exactly??

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