Gertrude Bell


Angelina Jolie to Become ‘Gertrude Bell’

Actress Angelina Jolie has become attached to star in Gertrude Bell for director/producer Ridley Scott. We first reported on this project back in March, when Ridley Scott signed on to direct.

Gertrude Bell became a seminal Middle East figure in the early 1900s, after leaving her upper-class English roots behind. She established the boundaries and framework for what would become the countries Jordan and Iraq. During World War I, she became a spy for British Intelligence, and her work helped put an end to the Ottoman Empire.

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