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  • 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 The Israeli-born actress, who was initially on board to play Lady Macbeth opposite Michael Fassbender, has just been replaced by Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard, according to The Hollywood Reporter.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 ▸

  • ‘Natalie Portman’ seeks Shabbat dinner dates via Craigslist

    What does a beautiful, successful, and, uh, married actress like Natalie Portman need to do to find men willing to come over for Shabbat dinner? Turn to Craigslist, naturally! Okay, so the Washington, D.C. woman who is looking for nice Jewish boys to break challah with probably isn’t really Benjamin Millepied’s better half. And while she… More ▸

  • Watch: Natalie Portman in new ‘Thor’ trailer

    Here we have, care of YouTube Geek Week,  a brand-new trailer for “Thor: The Dark World.” It’s longer, more detailed and might be a little heavier on the Natalie Portman shots than the first one. Check out the Israeli-born actress as she embraces Thor, sasses — and slaps — Loki, and looks as good as… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis among 10 highest paid actresses in Hollywood

    Forbes has just released their list of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses, and (drumroll, please) two of the ten starlets are Jewish. Not bad ladies! Natalie Portman comes in at number eight, having earned $14 million this year. While the Oscar winner has been in the news lately for her upcoming directorial debut, it’s blockbusters like “Thor”… 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 ▸

  • Portman, Ad-Rock, and Hoffman, oh my

    Lately there’s been some buzz about a few interesting Jewish stars (possibly) lined up for some interesting films. Here, the low-down on where you might next see some of your favorite actors. * In what seemed like about five seconds after everyone you knew had read Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl” the news hit that Reese… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman takes Aleph to the JCC

    Today, when I drag two kids, a stroller, various backpacks and tote bags, water bottles, smooshy overripe bananas and Pirate’s Booty into my local Jewish Community Center for an afternoon of swimming and basketball, I will try not to feel as harried and disheveled as I know I appear.Instead, I will try to channel Natalie… More ▸

  • Zach Braff turns to Kickstarter to help fund a ‘Garden State’ sequel

    Attention all “Garden State” fans still pining for more: You can take action. Zach Braff, the super relatable Jersey boy behind the classic 2004 film, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a follow-up. In his video the adorable Braff explains why he’s hitting us up (because big money investors want too much… More ▸