September 25, 2006

Jolie Gets "Rand"y

The Book Standard reports that Angelina Jolie has signed on to play Dagney Taggart in an adaptation of writer-philospher Ayn Rand's classic, Atlas Shrugged. (As for the immortal question: "Who is John Galt," the answer may turn out to be Jolie's baby's daddy, Brad Pitt, who is reportedly still in talks to possibly star in the film.) Jolie will also lend her voice to the role of Grendel's mother in next year's Robert-Zemeckis-directed version of Beowulf, and, as we reported back in January, she's slated to play Catherine to Johnny Depp's Heathcliff in a new adaptation of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. I feel a swoon coming on. -- Amy


  1. Anonymous5:41 PM

    Are you sure that the information about Wuthering Heights is reliable? Because it sounds like an outrageous rumour.

  2. While it is entirely possible that Kim's over-active imagination dreamed this up and she is just WILLING it to be true, I daresay I remember a frantic, out-of-breath phone call delivered to my house when she first read about it. (It's been mentioned by myriad other outlets.) We will keep on top of the details and report back. -- Amy