Hollywood legend Al Pacino has signed up to star as KING HEROD in a Los Angeles theatre production of Oscar Wilde's play SALOME. The GODFATHER icon will star as the Jewish king in a one-month run from 14 April to 14 May (06) at the Californian city's Wadsworth Theatre. Pacino, 65, worked for two years developing the Broadway, New York City, adaptation of the play with director Estelle Parsons, before it debuted in 2003.