Date: 1st June 2001

Penelope Cruz To Play America's First Lady

Spanish sexbomb PenÚlope Cruz is in talks to play the wife of the American president in the new thriller CAPITOL OFFENCE.

The film's plot will see the First Lady put in the hot seat after her husband is kidnapped by terrorists. The Vice President then has a heart attack and the President's wife is forced to make life-or-death decisions.

The plot thickens further as she turns for comfort to a young White House staffer. HEATH LEDGER is in line for the staffer's role. (RP/WNWCAN/KMW)

Source: WENN