According to Production Weekly, Monster's Ball duo, Halle Berry and director Marc Forester are planning to re-team on the story of Egyptian queen Nefertiti, the wife of the great Pharaoh Akhenaten who achieved status similiar to that of her husband.

A script is currently being commissioned with shooting scheduled to begin by early 2006.

Forester will first helm the comedy Stranger Than Fiction with Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emma Thompson and Queen Latifah. Filming for the project will begin mid-April in Chicago.

Brian B.