Bollywood News : Bollywood Actress Freida Pinto is going places. After Slumdog Millionaire, Freida Pinto has now bagged a role in Woody Allen’s film wher she is set to portray a Greek priestess in War of the Gods.
The film, about the Greek mythology, will be directed by Tarsem Singh and begins production in April.
The story of the movie revolves around the young warrior Theseus who leads his men into the battle with the immortal Greek gods to defeat evil and the powerful elder gods of the Titans in order to save the mankind.
Freida Pinto, who is now 25, will portray Phaedra, an oracle priestess who must join Theseus, played by Henry Cavill of The Tudors fame.
Phaedra joins Theseus to prevent the cataclysmic war from erupting.
This film will be produced by Gianni Nunnari of Hollywood Gang Prods, Mark Canton of Atmosphere Entertainment and Relativity topper Ryan Kavanaugh. Nunnari and Canton partnered on 2007’s ‘300′, which starred Gerard Butler in the lead. The original screenplay of the movie was written by Harley and Vlas
Parlapanides while Jason Keller has penned the most recent draft of the script.
Pinto shot to international fame after her role as Latika, the childhood sweetheart of Jamaal, the urchin boy, who goes on to win USD 10 million
in a TV game show in Danny Boyle’s multi-Oscar-winning film.
Pinto has completed shooting Woody Allen’s ‘You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger’ opposite Josh Brolin and Naomi Watts, and Israeli film ‘Miral’, which has been directed by Julian Schnabel. Pinto plays the title part in the movie.