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'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto joins 'War of the Gods' cast

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Starlet Freida Pinto, who dazzled in Best Picture-winning Slumdog Millionaire, has signed on to star in Greek mythology flick War of the Gods, according to Variety. Pinto will play Phaedra, described as an oracle priestess, who must join young warrior Theseus (Henry Cavill) as he leads men into battle with the immortal Greek gods. Production is set to begin in April. The in-demand Pinto has other films in the can, including Woody Allen’s You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, alongside Josh Brolin and Naomi Watts, and Miral, directed by Julian Schnabel.