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Brad Pitt & Natalie Portman: 'Artifacts' Couple

Brad Pitt & Natalie Portman: 'Artifacts' Couple

Brad Pitt and Natalie Portman are coupling up to star in the silver screen adaptation of the new Leanne Shapton book “Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry.”

Whew, that was a mouthful.

According to Variety, Nat brought the book to Brad, whose production company Plan B will be producing with Nat‘s Handsomecharlie Films.

Wow, what a way to take control!

The project will be developed as a romantic comedy, with Brad playing Morris and Nat playing Doolan.

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  • a

    1st. and definitely, what a title. and odd couple ha.

  • ajfan2009

    Interesting! :-)

  • erika

    I would bring a romantic comedy or romantic drama or anything romantic to Brad, also.

  • tom

    Great idea, should be very interesting and sexy.

  • ajfan2009

    I think she’s a down-to-earth and charming actress. Altho I was upset when she dumped Jake G… well that what I heard.

  • Andrómeda

    Wow! the title of the book is longggg

  • Rotflmao

    Yikes no wonder he had botox and an eye lift. Thanks for that Pic, jared. Natalie looks like his grandchild but I hear Brad dated a 16 year old once when he was in his mid 20s so maybe that’s how he likes it. rotflmao.

  • sharon

    Sounds interesting. I can’t wait.

  • tamara

    Natalie is a great actress, this role will be perfect for her and working with Brad Pitt is nice too. I like the idea. Should be fine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Muse

    yayyyyyy I loooooooove her!!!!!!!! She’s so adorable. She is such a gorgeous lady. Beautiful, stunning, marvellous, breath-taking….are there any words able to describe her??? yes, maybe one : GODDESS. I hate Brad since he dumped Jen for that HO-mewrecker lol, hopefully Nat will do the same thing LOL, she’s such a charming beauty. Juuuuuust kiddin’ (not ha). Can’t wait to see this flick!

  • Lillianne

    All I care about is if we get to see more pictures of the little ones, especially the twins.

  • icecream

    They really need to change the title for the film adaptation, that’d be a shite film title if it remains the same.

  • C.

    He’ll sure leave Jolie for Portman… that’s just what he does.

  • nina

    Love Brad and Natalie.

  • ANDSO!

    Muse @ 03/18/2009 at 1:10 pm

    i hope, for your sake (and that of the people with whom you have to come in contact in THE REAL WORLD) that you are not as imbecilic as you seem. Fcuking moron.

  • observer

    Nat Portman is the only one who can do well in this role, she is perfect for it, especially, against Brad Pitt. PERFECT, LOVE THE IDEA.

  • fresh

    weird combo—doubt they’d have any chemistry.

  • lily

    Another project by Nat, yay! Can’t wait !

  • observer 2

    I like the title, it is unusual bc it is so long, it stands out. But Nat and Brad in the film is attractive enough.

  • showers of Blessings

    God Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

    ‘God Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

    ”God Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

    ”’God Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

    ””God Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

    ””’God Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

    ”””God Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

  • the real lou

    # 10 Muse @ 03/18/2009 at 1:10 pm …Who in their right mind would want a family with 6 childern to break-up?Even in jest.What kind of sick mind are you working with?Thank you Jared for the news.

  • reader

    They will have great chemistry, older man and a younger woman, they both are perfect for the roles.

  • momiji

    I’m so glad Brad is very productive in his professional lifeafter he met Angie.

    Glad that he has finally found happiness with Angie and the children.

  • val

    Brad is not leaving Angie, sorry trolls. But please feel free to hold your breath on this one, maybe the world can rid itself of some of you unecessary fools who take up way too much air.

  • reader

    Nothing wrong if he goes for a younger model. Happens. I love Angie and Natalie the same, although Natalie is younger.

  • caine

    Er, trying to outdo the long title for “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”?

  • caine

    He’d be more believable playing her father.

  • @val

    It does not look like he would leave Angie, but it did not look like he would leave Jen when he left her either. Natalie is attractive bc she is so young.

  • the real lou

    # 13 C. @ 03/18/2009 at 1:11 pm ….LMAO. God, these name changing trolls are idiots! Do they realize how much time they have pissed away posting this stupity everyday?

  • awwwww

    Brad and Natalie are perfect for the roles. I am looking forward to it.

  • raye

    loveyoulose @ 03/18/2009 at 12:46 pm


    Pitt, Portman to star in ‘Artifacts’
    Paramount film based on Shapton book
    Michael Fleming

    Paramount Pictures has attached Brad Pitt and Natalie Portman to star in a film based on the new Leanne Shapton book “I


    I would love Brad and Angie to do this movie, i think its high time that they should work again and should a rom-com or light drama.

  • jerzegirl

    What a mouthful…

  • Whachagunnadoboutit

    hahahaha WATCH OUT ANGELINA! lol!!!

  • Passing Through

    # 80 loveyoulose @ 03/18/2009 at 12:46 pm Variety
    Pitt, Portman to star in ‘Artifacts’
    Paramount film based on Shapton book
    Michael Fleming
    Paramount won an auction for the book rights Tuesday night, with Pitt’s Plan B producing with Portman’s Handsomecharlie Films banner. Portman brought the book to Pitt, whose company is Par-based.
    ROTFLMAO. Now ever ingenue in HW will be scrambling to find a flick to get Brad to make a movie with them! Personally…I’m still holding those 3 Star Wars flix against Natalie. Okay…only the last 2 really…hope she’s learned to act since she did her impression of a wood dresser with the equally God-awful Hayden Christensen….

  • catherine

    Brad is awesome. He is a busy busy man. Plan B is doing great.

  • babybabybaby

    That title is crazy long!

  • Passing Through

    # 87 Love Brangalinas @ 03/18/2009 at 1:16 pm
    I like Angie always have but have to say three cheers to Brad Pitt!!!!!. His production company from what i just read is now part of Paramount.
    Uhhh…Plan B has been at Paramount since mid-2005. His former partner in Plan B, Brad Grey, is the prez at Paramount. When BG left the company Brad bought his share – giving him majority ownership in the company and when he kicked X to the curb he also kicked her out of Plan B and movied Plan B from Warner Brothers to Paramount.

  • ade

    The gap age is too big

  • good news

    good news for both, Brad has the looks to play against Portman, and Portman has the looks and the talent, should be great.

  • OATH



  • tina

    I love Natalie Portman and her work.

  • OATH


  • Jill

    @val @ 03/18/2009 at 1:21 pm
    It does not look like he would leave Angie, but it did not look like he would leave Jen when he left her either.

    The blindness and the idiocy of the Aniston partisans never ceases to amaze me. Are you honestly saying you couldn’t see it coming? Good lord, that marriage had been on life support for at least two years before Brad ever met Angelina. You nitwits were so wrapped up in your fantasy of the “golden couple” that you couldn’t distinguish your fantasy from reality.

  • ssshhhii_baby

    First, they have to shorten the title. This would be interesting. She is absolutely beautiful and she admires Angie alot too! Brad’s company is busy busy busy! So proud of the JP clan!

  • jack

    Natalie is just perfect to play young interest of an older man, both are so gorgeous, it is really really a great SEXY idea.

  • Fan4all

    this sounds as if it has all the possibilities to be a huge success. Love Natalie Portman, and she’s more believable as a love interest for Brad….i’ll check it out for sure. BUT, get rid of all the mile long rediculous titles!! The Outlaw Jesse James and The Coward Bob Something Who Shot Him, etc….why see the movie if it’s all there in the title?

  • Rotflmao

    I know. Remember when Angelina said she hoped that they would BOTH take some time off to spend with their children? You guys love using her quotes but I bet you want to make that one disappear. He doesn’t want to raise his children he would rather use his production company has a way to star in films that he otherwise would not get.
    At least he’s finally going for what he was meant to do… ROM-COMS! Rom- coms is what fits his style of acting. BAD!

  • james

    Natalie obviously did a great job in Brothers and Love & Other Impossible Pursuits that she is undertaking another romantic comedy again. It is a good sign. She can play anything.

  • the real lou

    # 43 Jill @ 03/18/2009 at 1:49 pm …You would think the 3 months they sent apart while Brad was filming Troy and 1 vistation from X (WHICH SHE COMPLAINED ABOUT MAKING) would have given them a clue right? :lol:

  • dana

    ajfan2009 @ 03/18/2009 at 1:04 pm I think she’s a down-to-earth and charming actress. Altho I was upset when she dumped Jake G… well that what I heard.
    Uh, she was never with Jake G. That was Kirsten Dunst.