Julia Roberts found fame on the big screen, but RadarOnline.com has learned she's ready to trade in movies for television.
An insider exclusively revealed the Erin Brockovich actress is in final talks with American Crime Story boss Ryan Murphy, who wants her to star in a new production.
"Julia is seriously attracted to this role, which would see her cast as former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco," revealed the insider of the part based on the politician who was heavily criticized for how she handled the Hurricane Katrina disaster in 2005.
"Ryan is keen to offer a bold new take on the tragedy, and he can't think of anyone better than Julia to do it," continued the source.
"He's been wooing her for a very long time, telling her it's the perfect opportunity for her to do some impactful TVv."
The two powerhouses are now "working out the financial terms" of the deal, but Roberts, 48, is "extremely interested" in the project and will likely sign on.
"Plus, her schedule has already opened up to allow for a lengthy and likely location-based production in the second half of this year," added the insider.