Jolie to play the Egyptian ruler?

Angelina Jolie may portray Cleopatra in a future film about the Egyptian ruler.

According to USA Today, producer Scott Rudin has purchased the film rights to new biography Queen of the Nile, Cleopatra: A Life and wants Jolie to star in the flick:

Rudin confirmed that the adaptation is “being developed for and with Jolie”.

The author of the biography Stacy Schiff added that “Physically, she (Jolie) is the perfect look.