James CameronHaving become the first person to direct a worldwide $1 billion hit, is James Cameron about to become the first person to direct a movie with a $1 billion budget?

That's the chance that Sony Pictures and producer Scott Rudin will be taking if, as widely rumored, they get the King of the World to direct a 3-D biographical drama about Cleopatra and her lovers Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. While Cameron has delivered the goods on the mega-movies 'Titanic' and 'Avatar,' those films went way over schedule and over budget; and though his spending a billion bucks is highly unlikely, 'Cleopatra' would likely be his most expensive movie.
Cleopatra
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In Theaters on June 12th, 1963

The queen of Egypt (Elizabeth Taylor) loves Caesar (Rex Harrison) and Mark Antony (Richard Burton). Read More

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