02/06/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Angelina Jolie Wants To 'Explore' Cleopatra On The Big Screen

James Cameron may no longer be attached to a new big-screen adaptation of Cleopatra's life, but "The Tourist" star Angelina Jolie is still considering tackling the tale of the complex Egyptian ruler. While there hasn't been much progress on the news front for that film, Jolie expressed her excitement about the idea of taking on the role once famously played by Elizabeth Taylor.

"I hope to one day [play her], but we don't have it all together," she told MTV News at the New York premiere of "The Tourist," where she was joined by her co-stars Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany, as well as her beau, Brad Pitt. "All the pieces are not together."

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