According to Variety, "Story centers on two ferociously ambitious sisters, Mary and Anne Boleyn, who were rivals for the bed and heart of King Henry VIII. Portman and Johansson will star as the sisters, with Bana playing the King. Peter Morgan penned the adaptation."
The movie, which is based on the novel by Phillippa Gregory, will be directed by Justin Chadwick. Production will start in London this fall.