Al Pacino To Star In "King Lear"

03/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Variety

Al Pacino will play the title role in "King Lear," an adaptation of the Shakespeare play that will be directed by Michael Radford.

Radford, who wrote the script, is making his second Shakespearean foray with Pacino after their 2004 collaboration "Merchant of Venice," which cast Pacino as Shylock.

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