GAME GIRL EMILIA TO ‘MARRY’ FOXES GOAL HERO JAMIE!

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scorcher Emilia Clarke is the front run­ner to play Le­ices­ter star Jamie Vardy’s fi­ancee in a new movie about the footy ace.

The 29-year-old ac­tress is set to take the role Re­bekah Nicholson in a new movie about the Foxes’ star’s in­cred­i­ble change in for­tune.

Emilia, who was voted the Sex­i­est Woman Alive last year, is said to be the first choice of film ex­ec­u­tives to star as 33-year-old Becky.

Emilia shot to fame as the Mother of Drag­ons Daen­erys Tar­garyen in the hugely pop­u­lar HBO fan­tasy se­ries.

And it seems the Lon­don-born ac­tress’s tal­ent has caught the eye of Hol­ly­wood bosses who are ea­ger to tell the tale of un­der­dogs Le­ices­ter City’s phe­nom­e­nal rise to the top of the ta­ble. Hol­ly­wood bosses know they need to cast some big names to in­ter­est more than just a UK au­di­ence.

“And thanks to Game of Thrones, Emilia is a huge name in act­ing right now.”

The story of 29-yearold Vardy and his team­mates has cap­tured the na­tion as they fought back from near rel­e­ga­tion last sea­son, to bat­tling for the premier league tro­phy this time around.

And Vardy’s per­sonal rise – from earn­ing £30 a week as an am­a­teur player to play­ing for his coun­try in just six years – could be the fo­cus of the film.

Film ex­ec­u­tives are also said to be eye­ing up Vin­nie Jones for the role of former Foxes man­ager Nigel Pear­son, while new Star Wars’ lead­ing lady Daisy Ri­d­ley is also a con­tender for the role of Re­bekah. RISE TO FAME: Vardy’s Becky could be played by Emilia ( THE Dutch word for a jar­ring noise is ‘wan­klank’

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