August 16, 2011 / 1:15 AM / 6 years ago

Natalie Portman Offered Lead Role in Indie Drama 'Adaline'

Academy Award winner Natalie Portman has been offered the lead role in indie drama "Adaline," TheWrap's sister publication ItsontheGrid.com is reporting.

It's an interesting project about a woman who was born at the turn of the 20th century. An accident renders her ageless, and after years of a solitary life, she meets a man who may worth giving up her immortality. Angela Lansbury co-stars

Steve Golin ("Babel," "The Beaver," "Case 39"), Sidney Kimmel ("The Lincoln Lawyer," "Adventureland") and Alix Madigan ("Winter's Bone," "Case 39"), Gary Lucchesi ("The Lincoln Lawyer") and Tom Rosenberg ("The Lincoln Lawyer" "Million Dollar Baby") are producing.

Production companies backing the project are Anonymous Content, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Sierra Pictures and Lakeshore Entertainment. Summit is distributing domestically.

Portman's manager wasn't available for comment. A representative for the producers told TheWrap that talks did take place, but they were "informal." Related Articles:  Does It Really Matter if Natalie Portman Did Her Own Dancing in 'Black Swan'?

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