Misha Green To Write And Produce Cleopatra Jones Remake For Warner Brothers


Misha Green is working with Warner Brothers to remake the 1973 blaxploitation comedy film Cleopatra Jones. The original film starred the late Tamara Dobson was co-written by Max Julien star of The Mack and Sheldon Keller. Cleopatra Jones was a government-backed hero of the community at war with a drug dealer played by Shelley Winters. She drove a Corvette Stingray, was fashionable and knew how to defend herself. The Guinness people cited her as the “Tallest Leading Lady In Film.” Green is the co-creator and producer of Underground and she is writing and producing the new version of Cleopatra Jones. Green’s script will configure Jones as the woman version of James Bond. There is no word on who will provide the soundtrack. Misha Green is working with Jordan Peele and JJ Abrams on Lovecraft. She has also written and produced The Mother for the Netflix. [youtube id=”EtTLopqFWO8″]