Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins Re-Team for “Cleopatra”

Gal Gadot. Photo by Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock (9333727bq)

The tale of the infamous Egyptian queen is heading to the big screen again. 

Actress Gal Gadot and helmer Patty Jenkins are teaming up again for Cleopatra. The talented duo has worked together before on the Jenkins directed Wonder Woman and the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984.

Gadot confimred that she has been cast to play titular character via Twitter.

“As you might have heard I teamed up with PattyJenks and LKalogridis to bring the story of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, to the big screen in a way she’s never been seen before. To tell her story for the first time through women’s eyes, both behind and in front of the camera.”

Cleopatra is set at Paramount Pictures. Laeta Kalogridis is set to write the screenplay.

Wonder Woman 1984 is expected to be released in theaters on Christmas Day.