Kari Skogland is still on board to direct Cleopatra, though the movie might have found a new studio after no longer being at Paramount.
Kari Skogland’s Cleopatra is now being eyed by Universal following its initial setup at Paramount. Some of Skogland’s most notable credits come from television projects such as Boardwalk Empire, Vikings, The Americans, and The Handmaid’s Tale, with her most recent being Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In Skogland’s first feature film since 2008, Cleopatra will star Gal Gadot as the historic Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt who managed an intricate relationship with the Roman Republic as the lover of Julias Caesar and later, Marc Antony. News of Skogland’s involvement came last year following Patty Jenkins’ exit as director, a decision reportedly made in part to focus on Wonder Woman 3 and Rogue Squadron. Continue reading Gal Gadot’s Cleopatra Movie Reportedly Moving From Paramount to Universal