Actress Angelina Jolie has approved the rumours that has a view to fulfill the role of Cleopatra in the biographical film scripted by Eric Roth ("Forrest Gump", "Mysterious history of Benjamin Button").
Shooting data, according Jolie, can become final in her acting career. Further life the actress wants to devote to the family, charity and humanitarian work as a goodwill Ambassador to the UN, says the newspaper The Guardian referring to an interview with BBC News.
"I had a great career and I'm pretty happy that he was able to tell stories and to work for as long as I could, " she said in an interview with BBC News. "But I would like to focus on writing and directing, and above all on my work in the UN."
The script of the movie will be written on the basis of the book "Cleopatra: A Life" by American writer and a biographer and a winner of the Pulitzer prize 2000 Stacy Schiff. The Director of the new film is not yet determined, the interest in the project at various times expressed James Cameron, ang Lee and David Fincher. Earlier in the media was informed that Cleopatra performed Jolie will not be a seductress. In contrast to the developed Elizabeth Taylor, Queen of Egypt in the latest tape will appear experienced politician and strategist. Release date picture is still unknown.
Humanitarian activities Jolie started after starring in the movie "Lara Croft - tomb raider" in 2000. The shooting took place in Cambodia, where at this time lasted a long civil war. For several months Jolie again visited Cambodia and the camp of Afghan refugees in Pakistan, giving up a Fund to help the refugees, 1 million dollars. In early August 2001 was proclaimed a goodwill Ambassador for the UN. In the following years, the actress visited with humanitarian mission more than 10 countries. In 2005 was awarded the Humanitarian award of the United Nations.