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2009-06-16 17:57:46

Actress Natalie Portman is attached to play the lead in Darren Aronofsky's ballet thriller Black Swan, The Hollywood Reporter said. Portman would play a veteran ballerina locked in a competitive situation with a rival dancer who could be real, a supernatural apparition or a hallucination, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. If negotiations go well, Aronofsky could start shooting Swan with Portman as early as this year, The Hollywood Reporter said. Aronofsky previously directed...

2008-09-08 09:00:29

"The Wrestler," a drama directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Mickey Rourke, has won the Golden Lion award for best picture at the Venice film festival. Rourke has starred in the movies "Rumble Fish,""9 1/2 weeks,""Pope of Greenwich Village" and "Barfly." Aronofsky has directed the films "Requiem for a Dream" and "The Fountain." In the new movie, Rourke plays a professional wrestler well past his prime. "I need to thank Mickey Rourke, for opening up his heart and soul for the camera,...

2006-02-16 01:25:05

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Darren Aronofsky, writer/director of "Pi" and "Requiem for a Dream," has signed a first-look deal with Universal Pictures. The deal calls for Aronofsky, his producer partner, Eric Watson, and their Protozoa Pictures to develop and produce pictures not only for Universal but also for sister companies Focus Features and Rogue Pictures. Protozoa has no projects yet at Universal, but an announcement is expected soon. Aronofsky made his name with the...


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