Marion Cotillard to play Lady Macbeth in new movie

Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard is attached to play Lady Macbeth in a movie adaptation of Shakespeare`s famous play.

Michael Fassbender is playing the iconic antihero, reported Deadline.

Natalie Portman was earlier supposed to play the role but she exited the movie.

‘King`s Speech’ producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman are producing the film.

Pre-production is slated for the end of the year with principal photography to kick off in the UK in January 2014.