Renowned actress Natalie Portman's venture into the world of sports is a fresh narrative in the realm of female football. Angel City Football Club, an all-female team under her ownership, paves a new path in the global football scene.
Origin of Angel City Football Club
Angel City Football Club marked its inception in 2020. Natalie Portman, along with Kara Nortman and Julie Uhrman, business tycoons, laid the foundation for this unique venture. Inspirations often strike from the most unexpected sources, and for Natalie, it was her son's admiration for female football players that sparked the idea.
First of its Kind
Angel City holds the distinctive title of being the first football club to be founded and steered by women. The journey of this pioneering club has captured the attention of millions, and it is chronicled in a docuseries aptly titled “Angel City”.
Natalie Portman’s Current Endeavors
The acclaimed actress, Natalie Portman, is not just focused on football these days. She is also in the public eye for her latest Netflix film venture, “May December”. The film's star-studded cast also includes Julianne Moore and Charles Melton.
Inspiration behind May December
“May December” draws its inspiration from the real-life story of Mary Kay Letourneau, a teacher infamous for her affair with her 12-year-old student Vili Fualaau. The plot of the film revolves around a married couple who started their romantic entanglement when the husband was just a seventh-grader and the wife, Gracie, was in her mid-thirties.
Plot of May December
The narrative of “May December” unfolds in the quiet suburbs where the couple lives with their three children. The arrival of a method actress, portrayed by Portman, to study their story for a film, adds a new dimension to their ordinary lives.