Cleopatra

NBC Digs Up A 'Cleopatra' Pilot With Lorenzo Di Bonaventura

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 11, 2012 03:13 PM
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Well, let it never be said that NBC doesn't at least try.  For a network that's struggled to compete both commercially and critically, the peacock has been casting a wider net between high-concept dramas and three-camera sitcoms, but their latest pickup might be the most epic yet.  'Cleoptra' will soon grace our screens courtesy of Michael Seitzman and filmmaker Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, but what story will the famed beauty tell?