Upcoming Natalie Portman Movies and TV Shows

January 6, 2019
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Natalie Portman is an American/Israeli actress who was born on the 9th of June, 1981 to Avner Hershlag and Shelley (née Stevens). Portman became a household name for portraying Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, Evie Hammond in V for Vendetta and Nina Sayers in Black Swan (2010), for which she won an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.

Portman’s first feature film as a director, A Tale of Love and Darkness, was released in 2015 and she also went on to become the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury. She indeed is one of the best actresses working in the movie business today and has come a long way from starring in the Star Wars prequels to establishing herself as an actress who swayed the audiences with her performance in Black Swan, V for Vendetta and Jackie. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Natlaie Portman movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of new and latest upcoming films of Natalie Portman scheduled to release in 2018 and 2019.

5. The French Dispatch (2020)

Wes Anderson’s next film with a galaxy of stars attached to the project. Not much is known about the plot of the film expect that it is based in France after World War II.

4. Bronco Belle (TBA)

Natalie Portman will be starring as an aspiring bull rider heroine Raylene Jackson in Bronco Belle, which will be directed by Anna Rose Holmer with Mad Chance’s Andrew Lazar involved as the producer. Sony-based TriStar is in early talks to finance and distribute the film The movie is a female empowerment tale about a waitress who dreams of becoming a champion steer rider with the help of a ornery veteran mentor. She is not welcomed as she infiltrates the male-dominated rodeo circuit, but the film takes on a Rocky-esque tone because even though she seems overmatched by the beasts she rides, she just will not be denied.

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3. Foxy Trotter (TBA)

Natalie Portman will be starring and producing Bold films’s first animated film, “Foxy Trotter.” Chris Prynoski is directing the film, which is scripted by Jess Rotter, Michael Reich, Jessica Hundley and Mike Pinkney. “Foxy Trotter” follows the story of a motorcycle-riding, rock and roll photographer in the early ’70s on a mission to capture the perfect rock photo. Portman will voice Foxy’s best friend, Ronnie, who is seduced by her archrival Gunter and offered as a sacrifice in Gunter’s evil plan to destroy the universe.

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2. Lucy in the Sky (2019)


Natalie Portman will be starring as the lead in Fox Searchlight’s drama “Pale Blue Dot,” along with Jon Hamm who’s also speculated to be negotiating for his role in the film. “Fargo” and “Legion” creator Noah Hawley is directing the film, with the script being written by Brian C Brown and Elliott DiGuiseppi. “Pale Blue Dot” follows a successful female astronaut who, after coming back home from a mission in space, starts to unravel when confronted by her seemingly perfect American dream life. The film explores the theory that astronauts who spend long periods of time in space begin to lose their sense of reality when they return home.

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1. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Natalie Portman will be makng her TV debut for We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves; an HBO miniseries, which will be adapted from the critically acclaimed novel by Karen Joy Fowler and will be penned by Christopher Monger. According to Deadline, the show will be executive produced by Marta Kauffman, best known as the co-creator of Friends. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves follows the story of a university student Rosemary Cooke (Portman), dealing with the disappearance of her “twin sister” at the age of 5.

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Already released in 2018

Vox Lux (2018)

Vox Lux is a drama/musical about an unusual set of circumstances that brings unexpected success to a pop star. The film is an ensemble starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law apart from Portman. The film is directed by Brady Corbet who himself has acted in several movies. It will be interesting to see how the film turns out considering a relative newcomer directing a set of big movie stars.

The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan (2018)

Natalie Portman, Nicholas Hoult and Thandie Newton, Kit Harington, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Michael Gambon, Bella Thorne, Chris Zylka and Emily Hampshire star in Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan’s English-language debut The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan. The film takes place in the early 2000s and centers on the tribulations of John F Donovan (Harington), an American TV star in his late 20s, and his correspondence with Rupert Turner, a young actor-to-be living with his mother in England. Their lives take dramatic turns when the existence of their pen pal relationship is publicly exposed, eliciting the most ill-founded assumptions and sending Donovan in a vertical downfall. A decade later, the young actor recollects his relationship with his past idol over the course of an interview.

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