Natalie Portman Takes Raunchy Sex Comedy 'BYO' to the Studios

November 12, 2010
Source: 24 Frames

Natalie Portman

First she's kissing beautiful ladies like Mila Kunis is Darren Aronofsky's, beautiful, dark and twisted Black Swan, then she's taking a page out of Judd Apatow's comedy book. 24 Frames reports Natalie Portman has been shopping around a raunchy sex comedy call BYO (as in Bring Your Own) which she wrote with college friend Laura Moses. The screenplay follows two very different twenty-something women who, after finding themselves unlucky in love, decide to throw a party to which each female attendee brings an eligible bachelor. It's apparently described as Superbad, but with two leading ladies having sexual misadventures.

Somehow I think Natalie Portman, who is also attached to star in and produce the film, and Anne Hathaway, who has apparently expressed interest in the second female lead, would have fewer problems getting laid than Michael Cera and Jonah Hill. Several studios have passed on the project though (maybe the script isn't all that great?), but it could just as easily find a home on the independent market. This would be Portman's debut as a screenwriter, but it's not as if she needs the job (or the money for that matter). Maybe execs aren't interested in Portman taking on another sex comedy so soon after No Strings Attached. What do you think?

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Reader Feedback - 11 Comments


Hey Ethan, why not post a collection of hot celebrity pics? Niiiice pic! Love Portman!

Quaked2023 on Nov 12, 2010


^^ That's what I'm saying, forget the news just start posting pictures of hawt celebs!!! hehe

Cruzer on Nov 12, 2010


My brain saw the title say "Natalie Portman Taking Sex to the Studios" and i got excited. Im in!

coswell on Nov 12, 2010


This movie sounds like the dream I had the other night. Except is was just Anne and Natalie. Hmm...

2 Medium Pizza for 5.99 each on Nov 12, 2010


Hey Ethan, Natalie Portman is not in Friends with Benefits. She is in No Strings Attached, which seems essentially almost like the same movie. Too easy to mix them up...

Matt on Nov 12, 2010


@ #5, Matt, Ugh! Thanks for catching that. The film used to be called Friends with Benefits like five other romantic comedies that were in development at the same time, but yeah, they both have pretty much the same story.

Ethan Anderton on Nov 12, 2010


Anderton what's the deal man!? these pics are...are amazing.

Xerxex on Nov 12, 2010


Glad everyone enjoys the pictures of some of Hollywood's most gorgeous actresses that we've been using. I guess finding them is an acquired skill since many of you guys are usually blown away by them after they're posted. Only the best for all our readers! Cheers!

Ethan Anderton on Nov 12, 2010


And you had better keep it up Anderton, you got us hooked.

Xerxex on Nov 12, 2010


2 of my favorite eye candy actresses in the same movie? tempting but ill probably wait for netflix

harrison on Nov 12, 2010


Seriously I think your just searching for Ho hum news about fine pieces of ass so you can show off your amazing picture finding skills. I LIKE IT!

Cody w on Nov 13, 2010

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