Keira Knightley Eyed To Play Catherine The Great In Barbra Streisand Drama

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is in talks to reign as Catherine the Great in the forthcoming biopic directed by .

The script written by , who was on the 2014 Hit List and the Black List, will follow the life of the Russian Empress. Catherine the Great (born Sophia Augusta Frederika) became empress when her husband was assassinated. She ruled from 1762 to 1786 and went down in history as a ruler who modernized the Russian empire. Specifically, the will focus on Catherine in her younger years when she was trapped in an abusive marriage.

will serve as of CATHERINE THE GREAT. He earned Oscar nominations for his work with Life of Pi and The Blind Side.

Knightley starred in Everest with Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal last year. She received an Oscar nod for her role in The Imitation Game and recently signed on to star in Collateral Beauty with Will Smith, Kate Winslet, and Helen Mirren.

She is repped by and .

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