Natalie Portman Becomes A “Highness”

Natalie Portman has joined the cast of the comedy “Your Highness” for Universal Pictures reports Variety.

Danny McBride (“Tropic Thunder,” “Land of the Lost”), who wrote the script with Ben Best, plays an arrogant lazy prince who with his brother (James Franco) must complete a quest to save the kingdom and his brother’s fiance.

Portman will play a warrior princess that the lazy prince falls in love with.

David Gordon Green (“Pineapple Express”) is directing and Scott Stuber producing. Filming kicks off in July in Ireland.