30.10.08 | Zeta-Jones to play Cleopatra

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Catherine Zeta Jones is in discussions to play Cleopatra in a forthcoming 3D musical of her life.

The film currently entitled, 'Cleo', has been described as a "3D live action rock 'n' roll musical" by 'Variety'. It will be directed by Steven Soderbergh, who is currently working on a biopic of pianist Liberace, starring Zeta-Jones' husband, Michael Douglas.

The Welsh-born actress will play the infamous Egyptian queen, while Hugh Jackman, who starred in 'X-Men', is in negotiations to play her Roman lover, Mark Antony.

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