Halle Berry joins jewel-thief-drama “Who is Doris Payne?”

Halle Berry has signed up to the fact based jewel thief drama “Who Is Doris Payne?”

Developed by Justin Berfield and Jason Felts, Berry will play the supposed rich customer, whose sexy charms and confounding wiles make the sales bodies forget how many items they’ve shown her.

Eunetta Boone will write the script for the project. Currently, Payne is in the slammer in Las Vegas for stealing a ring from department store Neiman Marcus – so at least Halle will know where to find her to ask the research questions…