Patty Jenkins quits directing Gal Gadot’s Cleopatra movie [News]


In an exclusive DEADLINEit seems Falcon and the Winter Soldier director, Kari Skogland found his next project. She will team up with wonder woman himself, Gal Gadotor should I say Cleopatra… coming atcha.


wonder woman director Patty Jenkins walks away from the film and moves into a producer role. Jenkins chose to step away to focus on his next two film projects: wonder woman 3 and Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. Kari Skogland has a huge directorial resume including several period pieces such as The Borgias, Boardwalk Empireand vikings to name a few. So, the next Cleopatra movie is definitely in good hands.


Previously there was controversy about Gadot play the title role in the upcoming Cleopatra movie. However, this brouhaha seems to have disappeared. Cleopatra was the queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. As well as an authoritative woman versed in politics, diplomacy and government. There’s a lot of history to follow, but eventually she married the Roman general and statesman, Mark Antony, who was defeated by Octavian and killed himself after his suicide with poison, not a asp bite. Contrary to popular belief.

Primordial got the rights to Cleopatra biological drama film scripted by Laeta Kalogridis. The film is produced by Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven, Jenkins, Gadotand she Pilot wave films partner Jaron Varsano. Kalogridis will also serve as executive producer of the film.

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Source: Deadline


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