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Natalie Portman Joins Western Jane Got a Gun

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26:  Actress Natalie Portman arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Frequently employed Oscar winner and mom Natalie Portman is the new star of Jane Got a Gun, a Western from We Need to Talk About Kevin director Lynne Ramsay. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Portman will play a lady "whose outlaw husband returns home barely alive and riddled with bullet wounds." Then, vengeance.

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images