Date: 6th January 2005

Natalie lined up for sci-fi thriller

Natalie Portman is in final talks to star in a futuristic Hollywood thriller.

The Closer star has been lined up for V for Vendetta for Warner Bros, reports Variety.

The script, an adaptation of an Alan Moore graphic novel, was written by Matrix trilogy writers the Wachowski brothers.

James McTeigue will make his directorial debut on the film with the Wachowskis producing.

V for Vendetta takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet.

Source: Press Release