Like I said earlier today, you’re going to hear a lot of Cannes news the next few days. This time Jane Got a Gun has been picked up with Natalie Portman set to star.
According to Deadline, the latest project for, We Need To Talk About Kevin director, Lynne Ramsay, is a script from Brian Duffield that made it’s way onto the Black List back in 2011. Jane Got a Gun is about a woman who desperately is trying to save her farm and family after her husband comes back to the house carrying eight bullets, inside him. Although he’s not dead yet, his gang of outlaws is looking for him and they want to finish the job.
No official deal is made yet, but word is that it’s a done deal. Portman’s last starring role was in Black Swan, after taking some time for her pregnancy, she will return to star in both Knight of Cups and Lawless from Terrence Malick.