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Jude Law joins Werner Herzog's Queen of the Desert

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JUDE Law is to star alongside Naomi Watts and Robert Pattinson in Werner Herzog’s Queen of the Desert.

The Gertrude Bell biopic is scheduled to begin shooting on location in Morocco in March 2013.

Bell was an explorer, writer, archaeologist and attaché for the British Empire who is credited with helping to catalyze the formation of the Middle East at the dawn of the 20th Century. She and TE Lawrence (with whom she had a lot in common) often crossed paths.

Watts is playing Bell, while Pattinson is Lawrence. It is not yet known who Law will play.

The actor was most recently seen alongside Keira Knightley and Aaron Johnson in Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina.

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