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Natalie Portman Cuaron’s Gravity

Natalie Portman In Negotiations To Star In "Gravity" His “ Gravity ” script might be having trouble achieving orbit, but Jonas Cuaron’s relationship with Warner Bros. is soaring. The upshot is that the studio is in active negotiations with Natalie Portman , who has shot to the top of the most-wanted actress list off the heat generated from her performance in Darren Aronofsky ’s “ Black Swan .” The studio has picked up an untitled pitch from the scribe, with Hollywood Gang attached to produce. Logline details are being sequestered, but the project is a gritty thriller set in Mexico City. Cuaron co-wrote “ Gravity ” with his father, director Alfonso Cuaron. It initially was set up at Universal as an Angelina Jolie vehicle but then migrated to Warners, where it eventually lost Jolie. A round of testing new actresses began, as well as a re-engagement with Jolie, which was for naught. Please Leave A Comment- Source- THR

Natalie Portman Offered "Gravity"

 "Gravity"  Pulls Natalie Portman To A Space Station Natalie Portman has fielded an offer from Warner Bros. to star in the drama " Gravity ." The lead in the epic survival story, co-written by Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron, has been a highly sought role for months, with Angelina Jolie pulling out of it recently. The $80 million 3D survival story, which Alfonso Cuaron will direct, centers on a woman stranded on a space station after satellite debris slams into it and wipes out the rest of the crew. Robert Downey Jr. already has committed to a supporting role, but much of the picture is devoted to the female character, who must survive a solitary ordeal much in the way Tom Hanks did in "Cast Away" or James Franco does in "127 Hours," another Telluride sneak screening. In the wake of "Swan" notices, Cuaron finally got the green light from the studio to relay the offer to Portman without requiring a screen test. Portman, who couldn't