Natalie Portman is set to star with Scott Cohen and Charlie Tahan in Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, a Don Roos-directed adaptation of an Ayelet Waldman novel.
Variety says that the film, produced by Marc Platt, will begin shooting in Manhattan on Nov. 10. Roos wrote the script.
The story revolves around a young woman who finds the key to recovering her marriage in her relationship with her precocious stepson.
Portman will be executive producer under her handsomecharlie films.
Portman’s deal salvages a film that was imperiled when Jennifer Lopez abruptly dropped out.