Noah and the award-winning director Darren Aronofsky

By Jennifer Lipman, June 14, 2011
Could Natalie Portman star in the film?

Could Natalie Portman star in the film?

Darren Aronofsky is set to take on a biblical task.

The award-winning Black Swan director is in talks to film a live-action adaptation of the Genesis story Noah and the Ark.

According to Hollywood industry website Deadline, Mr Aronofsky has already written the script for a film and is expecting to make it with a budget of £80 million.

Mr Aronofsky, 42, is also believed to be working with George Clooney on a sci-fi film about a man who is cryogenically frozen.

Last updated: 3:51pm, June 14 2011