The petite actress will portray the former First Lady in the film, which precedes the immediate aftermath of the President John F. Kennedy‘s 1963 assassination.
Shooting is currently taking place in Paris, France.
The movie was originally going to be an HBO mini-series. Noah Oppenheim, who wrote the screenplays for The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1 and The Maze Runner.
Jackie is set to premiere in 2017.