Angelina Jolie to play Nigella Lawson on big screen?

Angelina Jolie and Nigella LawsonSources say Angelina had planned to take a lot of time off next year but to play Nigella is very tempting. (Reuters)

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly been approached to play the lead in a movie based on the life of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson.

A source informed that the 'Wanted' star has been advanced the lead role in a movie based on the famous TV Chef's life,

reported Contactmusic.

"Angie had planned to take a lot of time off next year but this role is very tempting.

"She has been gripped like everyone else by all the drama

surrounding Nigella these past few months and thinks she is a

remarkable woman. The story has got it all - and she's as

intrigued as anyone else by it," the source said.

Lawson, a famous television presenter and food writer, has had a troublesome life in recent past. She divorced her husband Charles Saatchi and also testified in a fraud case

against her two former aides.

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