Zoe Saldana to play pregnant wife in `Rosemary`s Baby`

ANI| Updated: Jan 10, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

London: Zoe Saldana will play the role of a young pregnant wife who becomes convinced she is the target of a satanic cult in the upcoming film `Rosemary`s Baby`.

NBC`s Quinn Taylor called the 35-year-old actress one of their most gifted actresses adding that she had the perfect combination of spirit and gravitas for the role, the BBC reported.

The film, which is based on Ira Levin`s 1967 horror novel, will be directed by Agnieszka Holland.

Taylor claimed that with Saldana leading the cast under the direction of Holland, the re-imagined event mini-series is already off to a great start.