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Marion Cotillard Replaces Natalie Portman in 'Macbeth'

Marion Cotillard has officially replaced Natalie Portman in the upcoming cinematic adaptation of the famous William Shakespeare play Macbeth, THR reports.

The 37-year-old actress is set to play scheming Lady Macbeth, the same role Natalie was rumored to be playing several months back.

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Michael Fassbender is still currently attached to play the title role of Macbeth. Iain Canning and Emile Sherman are still attached to produce.

Shooting is set to begin in January of 2014 in the UK.

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Natalie Portman Joins Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth'?

Natalie Portman has reportedly signed on to star opposite Michael Fassbender in the screen adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, according to the Huffington Post.

The 31-year-old actress will play Lady Macbeth to the 36-year-old actor’s Lord Macbeth in the film directed by Justin Kurzel and written by Todd Louiso and Jacob Koskoff.

It has also been reported that the film will use original language and the true to the play 11th-century setting.

Natalie and Michael have previously collaborated in the recently wrapped Terence Malick film which shot last year.

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