Katie Holmes to play Jackie Kennedy in new series

Thursday April 29, 2010

Tom Cruise's wife Katie Holmes is set to play America's most beloved First Lady Jackie after signing on to portray Jackie Kennedy in a new television series.

The mum-of-one will portray the wife of assassinated US President John F Kennedy in an eight-hour drama chronicling one of America's most famous families.

Titled The Kennedys, the show will hit screens on America's History Channel in 2011.

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