Actress joins Russell Crowe in Robin Hood tale

Sienna Miller will star opposite Russell Crowe in “Nottingham,” Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment’s revisionist take on the Robin Hood tale.

Miller will play Maid Marion in the drama that focuses on the Sheriff of Nottingham (Crowe) as a noble and brave lawman who labors for a corrupt king and engages in a love triangle with Marion and Robin Hood.

Ridley Scott will helm the pic in late summer based on a script by Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris. Brian Grazer is producing for Imagine.

U has skedded the pic for a Nov. 6, 2009, release.

Miller is currently lensing “G.I. Joe,” Paramount’s big-budget adapatation of Hasbro’s toy property, in which she plays the Baroness. Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing.

Her credits also include Par and di Bonaventura’s “Stardust,” “Hippie Hippie Shake” and the upcoming “The Edge of Love” and “The Mysteries of Pittsburgh.”

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