The first pictures of the movie Black Swan, an upcoming psychological thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky, have shown up online. take a look below:
Update – the movie trailer of Black Swan is now online:
“The dark tale with psychological twists stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a technically brilliant ballerina whose life takes some strange turns after being picked as the lead in a New York City production of Swan Lake. Pressures mount as her overbearing mother (Barbara Hershey) pushes her to succeed and her manipulative dance master (Vincent Cassel) commands her to be more seductive and loose in her performance.
Complicating matters is the arrival of Lily (Mila Kunis), a sultry dancer who exhibits all the innate ease and sexuality that Nina lacks. Nina begins to fixate on the newcomer as the two forge an unusual relationship.”
The cast includes Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder, Barbara Hershey, Sebastian Stan, and Kristina Anapau. The Black Swan movie will will open the 67th Venice International Film Festival on September 1, 2010, but there’s no official release date yet.
What do you think of Natalie Portman as a ballerina?