Darren Aronofskyâ€™s long-gestating â€œBlack Swanâ€ â€“ a supernatural thriller set in the world of New York Ballet â€“ could be headed for the starting line, with Natalie Portman in talks to headline.
Universal were planning to make the film in 2007, but went cold on the idea. Since then, Aronofskyâ€™s been pitching the project to various other studios â€“ many of whom are interested, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The script, said to be in the vein of the Nicole Kidman chiller â€œThe Othersâ€, centers on a veteran ballerina (Portman) who finds herself locked in a competitive situation with a rival dancer, with the stakes and twists increasing as the dancers approach a big performance. But it’s unclear whether the rival is a supernatural apparition or if the protagonist is simply having delusions.
If itâ€™s picked up by a studio soonish â€“ and likely it will be â€“ â€œBlack Swanâ€ could be on the cards for a 2010 release. Aronofskyâ€™s â€˜otherâ€™ project, a remake of â€œRoboCopâ€ is likely for 2011.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.