Portman is Lois Lane September 28, 2010 Darren Aronofsky eyes Natalie Portman for Superman? Natalie Portman is reportedly in line to play Lois Lane in the new Superman movie. According to Moviehole, Darren Aronofsky, who has been shortlisted to helm, is looking for Portman to join the cast. Other filmmakers in the running include Tony Scott, Matt Reeves, Duncan Jones, Zack Snyder and Jonathan Liebesman. Portman will next be seen in Aronofsky’s Black Swan.