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Natalie Portman Transitions Into Adult Role in 'Brothers'

December 04, 2009

It's a year of firsts for Natalie Portman.

After 20 years as a vegetarian, she has become a vegan. She has moved cross-country, leaving her longtime home base of Manhattan for Los Angeles. And on screen, she's embracing her first full-fledged adult role, as a mother of two coming to terms with the presumed death of her Marine husband — and an increasing attraction to his troubled sibling — in the drama Brothers, in theaters Friday.

Portman, 28, is all grown up. Well, almost, she hedges with a husky chuckle. Read More