Gadot made the announcement about her casting as Cleopatra on Twitter writing, “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.”
Paramount Pictures is about to be the movie’s distributor with Laeta Kalogridis writing the screenplay.
Elizabeth Taylor famously performed Cleopatra in the 1963 movie of the identical title. The movie gained 4 Oscars, together with Best Picture.
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