March 21, 2006 03:00:46 GMT
Al Pacino will star as King Herod in a Los Angeles stage production of Oscar Wilde's "Salome"
Hollywood veteran actor Al Pacino will star as King Herod in a Los Angeles stage production of "Salome." There in the one-act biblical drama, he will play the king who lusts after his wife's daughter, Salome, the role played by Jessica Chastain.
Meanwhile, actor Kevin Anderson plays John the Baptist, Salome's object of affection and later revenge. Set to direct the project is Estelle Parsons with tickets go on sale March 26.