Fox Searchlight announced on their Inside Searchlight blog that the Darren Aronofsky film Black Swan will open in theaters nationwide on December 1.

It was also recently announced that Black Swan will be the opening film of the Venice International Film Festival on September 1. You can take a look at the official synopsis for the film below and you can also CLICK HERE to view the first photos from the film that were released last week.

A psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet, Black Swan stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a featured dancer who finds herself locked in a web of competitive intrigue with a new rival at the company (Mila Kunis). Black Swan takes a thrilling and at times terrifying journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.