American actress Natalie Portman adds another feather to her acting career cap as she will by playing the ‘iconic beauty’ of the early 60s – Jacqueline Kennedy in a new film titled Jackie, Times reports.
Jacqueline Kennedy vowed the nation as the beautiful First Lady when her husband, John F Kennedy become the President of the United States in 1960 and was with her husband on the fatal day in Dallas, Texas in 1963 when he was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald.
A pillar of beauty and celebrity of her days during the early 60s, she was once the most covered figure that even eclipsed her husband.
The film will go into production at the end of the year and will be directed by Pablo Larrain and produced by Darren Aronofsky.
By clinching her role in ‘Jacki ‘, Natalie will earn her place in the silver screen as the actress playing powerful American female characters after winning the cast for Ruth Ginsburg, the only female member of the US Supreme Court who had a long career in the American apex court where many landmark judgments were delivered with the most reason being striking down the ‘Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).’