Matt Damon is set to play 13th century adventurer MARCO POLO in a new historical biography.

William Monahan, who penned the script for new 12th century crusades film Kingdom of Heaven, is writing the Polo story, which follows the explorer's 24-year trek into Asia and his meetings with KUBLAI KHAN, who was once the richest man on earth.

04/05/2005 09:23