cleopatra papyrus NBC orders pilot for Cleopatra fantasy dramaNBC has ordered a pilot for ‘Cleopatra,’ a period fantasy drama about the legendary Egyptian queen, Deadline reports.

The project, written by Michael Seitzman, is described as an “epic romance set in a world of sorcery, gods and monsters that centers on Cleopatra, Mark Antony and Julius Caesar.”

Driving the storyline will be the young queen’s “sacred pact with a goddess to win back her throne, igniting a curse and an infamous love triangle that changes the course of history, forever ending the 4,000 year dominion of the Pharaoh.”

Seitzman, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and Dan McDermott are executive producers.

Who do you think should star as the beautiful seductress?

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