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Natalie Portman No Strings trailer online

No Strings Attached

Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher’s No Strings has had its first trailer released online.

Despite that title insinuating seriously good times had by all, it’s depressing to find we’re firmly in romcom territory.

The plot follows Kutcher’s foppish everyman, “living every guy’s dream” (as according to annoying secondary romcom character) by sharing a bed with a hot chick but none of the relationship responsibility.

What makes us actually care is that this hot chick is Natalie Portman, seemingly in a bit of a career crunch considering she’s following the epic Black Swan with tosh. Well-intentioned tosh, no doubt, but tosh nonetheless.

Check out the trailer below…

Okay, sure, it's a step up for director Ivan Reitman, whose last film was the oozing pot of puss that was My Super Ex-Girlfriend . But No Strings still looks as formulaic as a kid's colouring book. Just nowhere near as much fun.

On the plus side, we do get Portman screaming “Why can’t we just have sex?!”, immediately turning on half the Earth’s population…