Natalie Portman

  • Natalie Portman joins Israeli initiative to help Syrian refugees

    We didn’t think it was humanly possible, but Natalie Portman has gone and inspired us yet again. This time, The Times of Israel reports, the actress, director, and  adorable mom has donated money and clothing to Syrian refugees via Operation Human Warmth. The initiative is the result of several Israeli organizations—the youth group Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed,… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman’s husband is converting to Judaism

    It’s clear Benjamin Millepied has always been open to wife Natalie Portman’s religion. The two did marry in a Jewish ceremony and name their child Aleph, after all. Now, it seems, the choreographer will be joining the tribe in an official capacity. In an interview with Yediot Ahronot, Millepied said he is “in the middle… More ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • Celebrate Isaac Mizrahi’s birthday with Natalie Portman

    Today everyone’s favorite Brooklyn-born, QVC-hawking, shul-shirking designer turns 51. That’s right — happy b-day Isaac Mizrahi! We love this awesome tribute from Styleite — a 1996 Isaac ad starring 13-year-old Natalie Portman. Nothing says happy birthday better than a pre-”Professional” Portman channeling Audrey Hepburn. And judging from the closing shot of Mizrahi with his young… 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 wants to become a French citizen

    Natalie Portman is dying to become a citizen of France–or at least that’s how everyone is deconstructing a comment she made in the French magazine Madame Figaro. “I don’t have the French nationality, but I would be love to get it. But I don’t know if it’s possible because I already have an American and… More ▸

  • Marion Cotillard replaces Natalie Portman as Lady Macbeth

    Our condolences to all those who had their hearts set on seeing Natalie Portman rocking the Shakespeare thing in the upcoming adaptation of “Macbeth.” The Israeli-born actress, who was initially on board to play Lady Macbeth opposite Michael Fassbender, has just been replaced by Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard, according to The Hollywood Reporter. At least there’s… More ▸