Aronofsky Dives For A Black Swan

Universal Pictures has acquired “Black Swan,” a psychological thriller to be produced by Protozoa and Phoenix Pictures reports Variety.

Darren Aronofsky (“The Fountain”, “Requiem for a Dream”) is attached to direct, and John McLaughlin has begun writing the thriller that looks at the manipulative relationship between a veteran ballet dancer and a rival.

The studio is fast-tracking the project to be Aronofsky’s next. Aronofsky previously worked with McLaughlin on an adaptation of Dan Simmons’ terror novel “Song of Kali”for New Regency.