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Thursday 2 October 2014

Cameron to direct Jolie as Cleo?

Angelina Jolie could be set to play Cleopatra

James Cameron is reportedly in talks to direct Angelina Jolie in Cleopatra.

The Avatar director is in early negotiation with Sony Pictures to direct a new biopic of the Queen of the Nile in 3D, Deadline reports.

Sony Pictures Entertainment boss Amy Pascal has reportedly decided to fast-track its PG-13 and 3D Cleopatra project after screenwriter Brian Helgeland wrote what was is being described as a "brilliant script deserving of epic treatment" all about "what the Romans took from Egypt".

Film producer Scott Rudin bought the rights to Stacy Schiff's biography Queen Of The Nile, Cleopatra: A Life, published last November.

Angelina is on board to star as the Egyptian monarch, and is apparently "anxious to make the movie".

Elizabeth Taylor famously portrayed Cleopatra on screen opposite her husband Richard Burton in the 1963 film, and Brad Pitt's name has already been linked to the part of Roman warrior Marc Antony.

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