Natalie Portman To Play Jackie Kennedy?

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Natalie Portman arrives at the Dior offices in Paris on April 5, 2012  -- Getty Premium
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Natalie Portman arrives at the Dior offices in Paris on April 5, 2012 -- Getty Premium

Natalie Portman may soon be spotted sporting pillbox hats and Chanel suits.

The actress, 31, is in talks to star in "Jackie," a Fox Searchlight film chronicling the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, according to Deadline.

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"Jackie," penned by Noah Oppenheim, centers around the late former First Lady in the days immediately following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy.

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Portman is reportedly intrigued by the script, but will not officially sign on for the film until a director is chosen for the project, according to Deadline.

The actress' "Black Swan" director, Darren Aronofsky was originally attached to direct "Jackie" alongside his then-partner, Rachel Weisz, but dropped out after he and Weisz split in 2010.

Steven Spielberg was also rumored to be interested in project back in 2010.

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