Portman Replaces J-Lo In Pursuits

Natalie Portman will take over the lead role recently vacated by Jennifer Lopez in Don Roos’ “Love and Other Impossible Pursuits” reports Variety.

Roos (“The Opposite of Sex,” “Bounce”) adapted Ayelet Waldman’s novel which revolves around a young woman who finds the key to recovering her marriage in her relationship with her precocious stepson.

Scott Cohen and Charlie Tahan co-star in the project which will begin shooting in Manhattan on November 10th. Marc Platt will produce.