The first trailer of the highly anticipated biopic Jackie has been released, and just as we predicted - Natalie Portman's performance looks faultless. Directed by Pablo Larrain (The man behind No), Jackie is an intimate portrait of the days following the assignation of President John F Kennedy told through the eyes of his wife, Jackie Kennedy. Take a look at the two-minute trailer of Jackie here:  

Natalie Portman's representation of the First Lady has already set off plenty Oscar alarm-bells, putting her forward as a front-runner for best female performance in a drama film. 

Jackie set to hit Australian cinemas in early 2017. 

Watch: the first trailer for Natalie Portman's biopic ‘Jackie’