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  • Natalie Portman on why she’s a Jewish role magnet

    If you like to think of Natalie Portman as the typical (if slightly better looking than average) Jewish woman, you’re not alone. It appears Hollywood does, too. Gracing the cover of Marie Claire’s November issue, the “Thor” star told the mag that the industry tries to typecast her. Here’s a  passage from the interview: “Like,… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman in Israel directing her first film

    Let the Natalie Portman Holy Land sightings begin. The actress is in Israel right now, working on her adaptation of Amos Oz’s “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” Haaretz reported Tuesday. The film, Portman’s directorial debut in which she is also starring, will begin shooting in Jerusalem in January. No need to scan the Kotel… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman spearheading adaptation of Amos Oz novel

    We were sad when “Gone Girl” didn’t happen, but it looks like Natalie Portman might have an even more intriguing project in the works—one that will require a stay in Israel. According to Haaretz, the Jerusalem-born actress will be back in her hometown to shoot an adaptation of “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” the… More ▸