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Angelina Jolie’s ‘Cleopatra’ Gets a New Director; ‘Dark Knight’ Director Christopher Nolan Finds His Next Film

Phil Pirrello | January 10, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Angelina Jolie’s long-gestating movie about Cleopatra is saying goodbye to director David Fincher and hello to Ang Lee. The Life of Pi director is circling the epic biopic, which the filmmaker acknowledged in a recent interview is something outside his wheelhouse. “I’m about to read the script. It just feels right to me after all the other types of… More »

Casting The New Cleopatra (PHOTOS)

| October 20, 2010 - 11:00 am

Avatar director James Cameron could soon be helming a new big-screen Cleopatra, telling the New York Times it would be “hot” to direct superstar Angelina Jolie in the role of the ancient Egyptian queen.
Jolie could be a fitting choice–but before the casting directors lock her up, they might want to consider a few… More »

Angelina Jolie to Go 3D in ‘Cleopatra’?

| October 15, 2010 - 11:18 am

Angelina Jolie, in all her beautiful glory as the Queen of the Nile, popping out on the screen in 3D? And directed by James Cameron? As improbable as it may seem, it could happen.
Deadline New York reports that Avatar helmsman Cameron is in preliminary talks to direct Jolie’s upcoming biopic Cleopatra, based on… More »

Angelina Jolie Catching Heat for Cleopatra Role

Celebuzz | June 17, 2010 - 3:08 pm

Not everyone is thrilled at the prospect of Angelina Jolie playing the Queen of the Nile.
The Salt beauty has signed on to play Cleopatra in the upcoming film adaptation of the Stacy Schiff biography Cleopatra: A Life, and the Internet is abuzz with anger about the fact that, once again, Cleopatra is being… More »

Angelina Jolie May Make Royalty Status Official by Playing Cleopatra

Celebuzz | June 10, 2010 - 4:20 pm

She’s already pretty much the queen of celebrities, so we guess it makes sense that Angelina Jolie should just go ahead and play the Queen of the Nile.
The Salt beauty is reportedly being eyed to star in the film adaptation of Stacy Schiff’s biography Cleopatra: A Wife. According to a rep for producer… More »