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Angelina Jolie Eyes Iraq Pioneer Biopic 'Gertrude Bell' for Ridley Scott (Exclusive)

Angelina Jolie, who has made a career out of playing strong female characters, is taking steps toward tackling another iconic woman leader. The actress-filmmaker has attached herself to star in Gertrude Bell, a biopic of a pioneering figure in the Middle East in the early 20th Century. The project is being developed by Ridley Scott's Scott Free Productions.

Scott also is mulling directing the pic, one of three on his shortlist that insiders say he wants to tackle after his Alien prequel-of-sorts Prometheus, which hits theaters in June.

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alycakes3236d ago

Whatever she does is usually okay with me as long as it's not just a talking, movie where there's no action at all.

Jocosta3236d ago

She looks nothing like Gertrude Bell. Also, why do I feel like Jolie is on a soap box with everything she does these days.