Natalie Portman to Play Supreme Court Justice in Biopic
The Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner for her role in “Black Swan”, Natalie Portman will star on a new biopic film entitled “On The Basis of Sex.” This biopic is all set to go on floors by the end of this year. Read on for more details.
According to Deadline, Portman will take on the role of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The movie will follow Ginsburg’s struggle and her continuous fight for equality during the early years of her career. Gisburg faced many obstacles because of gender inequality towards women who are trying advance in their careers. Finally in 1993, she was appointed in the Supreme court by President Bill Clinton. It was She became the second female justice and the first Jewish female justice. The first female justice was Sandra O’ Connor. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was also labelled as ‘Icon’ by Times 100 in 2015.
Finally in 1993, she was appointed in the Supreme court by President Bill Clinton. It was also reported that she became the first Jewish female justice. She also became the second female justice following the first female justice Sandra O’ Connor. Ginsburg was also labelled as “Icon” by Times 100 in 2015.
Marielle Heller is in negotiations to direct the script. Her directorial debut in “Diary of Teenage Girl” earned her acclamations from all over the industry. Focus Features may come onboard as financer. Robert W. Cort is producing the biopic with Ram Bergman who will be exec producer. The script for the biopic “On The Basis of Sex” is written by Daniel Stiepleman and had made it to the 2014 Black List. The rest of the cast for the biopic is still not revealed.
The “Black Swan” beauty has voiced for women’s right and other political issues in her personal life which will give her a better hold at playing the Supreme Court Justice. There is one more commonality between Ginsburg, 82, and Portman, 33, that they are both Jewish.
Meanwhile, Portman’s directorial debut in “A Tale of Love And Darkness” is all set to premiered at Cannes Film Festival, 2015. The movie is mostly in Hebrew and is a collection of a memoir by Amos Oz, the Israeli author.
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