Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman to Star in Big Screen Adaptation of Macbeth NEWS By Michael Mellini April 30, 2013 - 5:44PM (BROADWAY.COM)
Michael Fassbender and Oscar winner Natalie Portman will star in a new film adaptation of Macbeth as the title Scottish king and his wife, according to ScreenDaily.com. Justin Kurzel will direct the movie, which features a screenplay by Todd Louiso and Jacob Koskoff. Shooting is expected to begin later this year.
Fassbender's film credits include Shame, Prometheus, X-Men: First Class, Jane Eyre and Inglorious Bastards. Portman won an Oscar for Black Swan. She appread on Broadway in The Diary of Anne Frank. Her extensive film resume includes Garden State, Thor, Closer, The Professional, Brothers and V for Vendetta.