Angelina Jolie Considers Gucci Role

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Ridley Scott is gearing up to shoot another true life epic along the lines of American Gangster, this time focusing on the sordid world of the... fashion industry?

That's right, Scott is planning to get started on Gucci, which will chronicle the wild and glamorous story of the Gucci family in the 1970s and '80s, when its 153 shops moved $500 million in product annually. And he's gunning to get Angelina Jolie to star in it.

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Jolie is in talks to play Patrizia Reggiano, who was sentenced to 29 years in jail for plotting the murder of her ex-husband, Maurizio Gucci. Gucci was gunned down in front of his Milan apartment in 1995, shortly before realizing his greatest success -- a daring fashion show debuting the clothes of newcomer Tom Ford.]

Having just signed on to do The Tourist, Miss Jolie has a quite a bit on her plate for next year.

20th Century Fox is planning a 2010 start for the film, and Scott has reportedly reached out to Leonardo DiCaprio to play Maurizio Gucci, but as of yet, he hasn't signed on.

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Angelina Jolie

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Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress, former model, and UN Goodwill Ambassador from Los Angeles and is the daughter of the famous Jon Voight.

Jolie's brekathrough performances came in the form of made for TV movies, George Wallace and Gia. After these movies, Jolie quickly rose to fame with her Academy Award-winning role in Girl Interrupted, her role as the iconic video game heroine Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, and her leading role with live-in boyfriend Brad Pitt in Mr & Mrs. Smith.

In her personal life, Angelina Jolie was first married in 1996 to Hackers co-star Johnny Lee Miller. She was later re-married to Pushing Tin co-star Billy Bob Thornton. Her and Billy Bob shared vials of each others' blood around their necks. Very sweet. In 2005, she became the other woman and stole heartthrob Brad Pitt, her Mr & Mrs. Smith co-star, from America' sweetheart Jennifer Aniston. Bottom line? Angelina Jolie really gets into her roles.

Jolie has four children and a fifth (and possibly sixth!) one on the way. Three of Jolie's children are adopted: Maddox, Zahara, and Pax. In 2006, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie combined their perfect genes and gave the world Shiloh.

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