Freida Pinto Is Playing Greek Priestess In Epic Movie


Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto has signed a fantasy-action-drama film "War of Gods" and will portray the character of oracle priestess Phaedra.

Directed by Indian filmmaker Tarsem Singh Dhandwar, the movie is anticipated to be high on action and special effects and might also be made into a 3D movie.

Freida's spokesperson has confirmed that she (Freida) would be part of the film and refused to divulge any more details about the project.

The film is about Theseus, played by Henry Cavill, a warrior from Greek mythology who takes on the Greek gods. Phaedra is an ally with Theseus in his fight against the titans.

The movie is slated for a 2011 release with production starting in April.