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Angelina Jolie To Play Cleopatra?

Angelina Jolie To Play Cleopatra? USA Today is reporting that , Producer Scott Rudin (No Country For Old Men) has bought the rights to the upcoming biography CLEOPATRA: A LIFE by author Stacy Schiff and the person they’re considering to play the last Egyptian Pharaoahs is none other than Angelina Jolie . Synopsis of the book: “Her palace shimmered with gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Cleopatra, the wealthiest ruler of her time and one of the most powerful women in history, was a canny political strategist, a brilliant manager, a tough negotiator, and the most manipulative of lovers. Although her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world. At only 18 years old, Cleopatra was already one of history’s most remarkable figures: the Queen of Egypt. A lethal political struggle with her brother marked her early adulthood and set the tone for the rest of her life; a relationship with Julius Caesar, forged while under s