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Kate Winslet to Play Erica Jong's Sex Fantasist

Sep 12, 2008 | 5:05am EDT

Kate Winslet has emerged as the favorite to play married poet Isadora Wing in a new movie adaptation of Erica Jong's controversial novel Fear of Flying

Director Diane English, who has adapted the 1973 bestseller for the big screen, has revealed the Titanic star is the only actress currently reading the script for the movie.

She says, "I would love to see Kate Winslet in that role."

Jong hit the headlines with the novel because it chronicles a married woman's attempts to live out her sexual fantasies.

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