The actress is seriously considering the project, which would mark her first project back after giving birth to her son, Aleph, in June. Jupiter Ascending won't begin shooting until this fall, which will give the actress more time with her newborn. A rep for Natalie Portman would not comment on the story.
Little is known about the plot of Jupiter Ascending, except that it marks Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski's return to their sci-fi roots. We first reported on Jupiter Ascending back in October, which will certainly be Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski's next project after they finish post-production on Cloud Atlas.
Jupiter Ascending comes to theaters February 6th, 2015 and stars Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Douglas Booth, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Vanessa Kirby, Terry Gilliam, James D'Arcy. The film is directed by Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.