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Charlize Theron ready to battle for women's rights in 'Arabia'
Oscar winner Charlize Theron's production company has acquired the rights to Christopher Buckley's novel "Florence of Arabia." The actress will produce and develop the project with the intention of starring in it.
According to Variety, the book centers on a State Department official (Theron) who after watching her friend marry the prince of a Middle East country and then shockingly executed, begins to fight for equal rights for the women in that land.
Theron will next appear in the drama "The Road" this fall.