Natalie Portman Talks Singing Sia Songs in 'Vox Lux' and Hometown Concert Scene on 'Tonight Show': Watch


Natalie Portman stopped by The Tonight Show on Wednesday evening (Dec. 12) to debate her new musical drama Vox Lux and the great thing about attending to sing Sia songs within the movie. After telling host Jimmy Fallon that her teenage self can be sooo jealous that he will get to hold with The Roots each evening, and laughing at his suggestion that she appears to be like precisely the identical as she did when she was on the duvet of Elle at 13, Portman dove into particulars on her function as a viral pop star within the new movie.

“I obtained to sing Sia songs… which is so cool,” shared Portman motioning towards Fallon. “I obtained to satisfy her in your present right here.”

Back in 2016, she had teamed up with Sia, Fallon and The Roots to carry out “Iko Iko" on the present. “I used to be so dorky. [Fallon] even got here as much as me after and was like, ‘Nice mother strikes,’” joked Portman.

Portman additionally stated that regardless of a couple of preliminary considerations, she managed to sing in Vox Lux. “When I went into the recording studio with Chris Braide — the producer who’s so pretty and actually gifted — I used to be like, ‘I’m so sorry. I’m sorry,” and he was like, ‘Don’t fear about it. We can do numerous magic.”

Portman even obtained to tape the movie’s big live performance scene in her hometown on Long Island. “They weirdly opened up a studio like across the nook from the place I went to highschool," she stated, "So my steering counselor type highschool introduced her children and her pals, and so they have been within the viewers.”

Portman caught round to play the Jinx Challenge with Fallon, a sport wherein they tried to say the identical phrase on the similar time whereas carrying a pair of linked velvet gloves.

Vox Lux is in theaters now. Watch Portman’s Fallon look under.