Anyone who has seen any of The Matrix trilogy or the wild ride that was Shoot ‘Em Up — not to mention countless other serious films with serious stories (some with serious nudity) — knows about Monica Bellucci. The Italian-born actress is one of the preeminent beauties of our time, her olive skinned curvy figure a star in its own right. And even into her 40s, she’s remained at the top of her game.
Which explains why no matter what she does, I’m always right here to report it. This time around she’s joining up with the Disney production of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. She will play Veronica, a sorceress and the long-lost love of Nicolas Cage’s character, Bathazar Blake.
The modern day sorcerer tale follos the story of an aging sorcerer (Cage) who recruits and trains a young protege (Jay Baruchel) to help him fight the forces of darkness in modern Manhattan. The film will also star Alfred Molina, Transformers 2 hottie Teresa Palmer and RocknRolla Toby Kebbell.
The John Turteltaub (National Treasure) directed film is currently shooting in New York and has been marked for a July 16, 2010 release date.