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It’s greek to her!

Indian beauty Freida Pinto is going places.

india Updated: Feb 26, 2010 02:20 IST

Indian beauty Freida Pinto is going places. After bagging a role in Woody Allen’s film, the

Slumdog Millionaire

actress is set to portray a Greek priestess in

War of the Gods


The film, about the Greek mythology, will be directed by Tarsem Singh and begins production in April.

The story revolves around a young warrior Theseus who leads his men into battle with the immortal Greek gods to defeat evil and the powerful elder gods of the Titans in order to save mankind, Variety reported online.

Pinto, 25, will portray Phaedra, an oracle priestess who must join Theseus, played by Henry Cavill of The Tudors fame. Phaedra joins Theseus to prevent the cataclysmic war from erupting.

She has completed shooting Woody Allen’s

You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger

opposite Josh Brolin and Naomi Watts, and Israeli film


, directed by Julian Schnabel. Pinto plays the title part in the movie.