06:11 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 01/05/2005 09:00AM
CAST: Closer Golden Globe nominee Natalie Portman is in final discussions to star in a new film by producer Joel Silver and Matrix filmmakers the Wachowski brothers, "V Is for Vendetta," based on Alan Moore's graphic WWII novel, says the Hollywood Reporter. The Wachowskis will produce and write the script, which will be directed by their longtime first assistant director James McTeigue. Meantime, Portman celebrates the upcoming release of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith by appearing on the latest cover of Vanity Fair, alongside her costars and creator George Lucas. ... On the small screen, American Pie star Alyson Hannigan is set to join Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ed O'Neill on ABC's upcoming comedy series In the Game, set on a TV sports show. Hannigan, who costarred on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will play Hewitt's character's best friend.
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