Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman and French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied have announced that they have gotten engaged and are expecting their first child.
The big news was confirmed by their agents to People magazine earlier today.
The Beautiful Girls actress, aged 29, met the dancer, who was born in 1977 in Bordeaux, France on the set of “Black Swan”.
The film which was directed by Darren Aronofsky is a psychological thriller that takes place behind the dark and cruel scenes of the New York City Ballet.
Natalie Portman takes the role of a dancer who becomes paranoid after inheriting the role of the “Swan Lake”.
Portman’s performance which has already earned her a Golden Globe nomination could land her another Oscar nomination.
Benjamin Millepied, who is the main dancer at the New York City Ballet and choreographer worked on all of the choreographies for the film.
Natalie Portman, who is considered as one of Hollywood’s big guns since her debut in “Leon” from Luc Besson, has played in recent movies such as “Star Wars”,”Everybody says I love you” “Closer, ” “The Darjeeling Limited “and “Brothers “.
She will be featured in the following upcoming film called “No Strings Attached” with Ashton Kutcher.
The romantic comedy marks the return of Ivan Reitman who dominated the 1980′s with films like “Ghostbusters, ” “Twins” and “L’Affaire Chelsea Deardon.”