Hollywood actress Tea Leoni has signed up to star in a new comedy about a beauty pageant at a women's prison.

MISS CAPTIVITY is inspired by a true story in which reality TV producers looking for a ratings bonanza held a beauty pageant in Lithuania, hoping it would lead to footage of bitchy battles.

But instead, the pageant ended up being beneficial for the prisoners.

The film will be set in a high security jail in Texas.

12/06/2003 21:06