VIDEO: Joel Edgerton Laments Losing Natalie Portman to Another Man in Exclusive Clip From Jane Got a Gun
Natalie Portman stars as a pioneer woman in the upcoming drama
Portman stars as a pioneer woman living in New Mexico who accepts the aide of her former lover (Edgerton) in defending her family from an outlaw (Ewan McGregor) and his gang of ruffians.
In the clip, Edgerton watches Portman from on top of a cliff while she cradles a baby and embraces her husband Bill “Ham” Hammon (Noah Emmerich).
“When I finally found you, seeing you holding another man’s child, I knew you weren’t mine no more and that did something to me that the war never could,” Edgerton says in a voice-over as his character looks on in sadness over his ex-fiancée’s new life.
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Jane Got a Gun has been through several cast changes, according to Entertainment Weekly, with Michael Fassbender originally set for Edgerton’s role and both Jude Law and Bradley Cooper once signed on for McGregor’s character.
The movie, which is directed by Gavin O’Connor, is set to hit theaters on Jan. 29.