October 24, 2008
Zeta-Jones May Star in ‘Cleopatra’ Musical
Steven Soderbergh is in talks to direct a 3-D, live-action musical movie about Cleopatra, starring Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, Variety.com reported.
Zeta-Jones, who won an Oscar for her work in the big-screen musical "Chicago," previously collaborated with Soderbergh on the films "Ocean's Twelve" and "Traffic."
Jackman, who has starred in the "X-Men" franchise, won a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway musical "The Boy from Oz."
"Cleopatra" marks the first time Soderbergh will direct a movie musical.