ctor Gal Gadot is all set to play the role of Egyptian queen Cleopatra. In this historical drama, she will work under the direction of Patty Jenkins (director of Wonder Woman).
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According to a report, from now on Paramount pictures will have all the rights to the projects, they won these rights after beating competitors like Apple, Universal, Warner Bros, and Netflix.
Gal Gadot tweeted regarding just use and said that she will be working alongside Jenkins and scriptwriter Kalogridis in the new Cleopatra project.
As you might have heard I teamed up with @PattyJenks and @LKalogridis to bring the story of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, to the big screen in a way she’s never been seen before. To tell her story for the first time through women's eyes, both behind and in front of the camera. pic.twitter.com/k5eyTIfzjB
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) October 12, 2020
Gal Gadot will have the opportunity to portray the role of the last queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, a woman who was having relations with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony. This role has been previously played by Claudette Colbert and Elizabeth Taylor.
The screenplay of the Jenkins-Gadot takes will be written by Laeta Kalogridis ( she has also written the screenplay off Shutter Island).
Are There Any More Cleopatra Projects?
Recently, many filmmakers are trying to work on Cleopatra projects, including Sony’s project. Some people believe that Angelina Jolie and Lady Gaga have been cast for this project.
Gal Gadot and Jenkins and also working together on Wonder Woman 1984, excepted to release in December.
Unfortunately, we will have to wait for a long time before the new Cleopatra releases. According to Deadline, Kalogridis has started to work on the script, so there is a lot of work to be done before the movie can go into production.
But rest assured, News writeups will update this article if any update is found.