Angelina Jolie to play Nigella Lawson in biopic?

Cinema has always liked telling a good life story and it looks like Nigella Lawson's rather turbulent life – of late – has some production company wanting to make a biopic on the famous TV chef.

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Apparently the 38-year old Angelina Jolie is the producers first choice to play the role of the 54-year old Lawson, according to The Sun newspaper.

An inside source told the paper: ''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.''

Nigella has had a very turbulent last year. She divorced from her wealthy businessman husband Charles Saatchi after photos emerged of him with his hands around her neck in June 2013, and then went through another headline grabbing ordeal during the fraud trial of her former assistants when she was accused of being a habitual cocaine and marijuana user during the court case.

Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo, were acquitted of fraud last month, but during the proceedings Lawson was forced to admit she had used drugs in the past.

Lawson recently said: ''I have to be honest, to have not only your private life but distortions of your private life put on display is mortifying, but there are people going through an awful lot worse and to dwell on it would be self-pity, and I don't want to do that.''

The celebrity chef is currently involved in the second season of The Taste, the reality TV cooking show with fellow judges Anthony Bourdain, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson

At the moment there is no release date for the biopic.

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