Natalie Portman stars as one of America’s most beloved First Ladies in Jackie, directed by Pablo Larrain. Fox Searchlight’s just released the first official trailer for the dramatic film which examines the days following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. The cast also includes Peter Sarsgaard as Robert Kennedy, Max Casella as Jack Valenti, Beth Grant as Ladybird Johnson, Greta Gerwig as Nancy Tuckerman, Billy Crudup, and John Hurt. Fox Searchlight is opening Jackie in theaters on December 2, 2016.
The Plot: Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Portman). Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that they created and loved so well.
Watch the Jackie trailer: