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Posted Tuesday 12/11/18 at 12:37AM EST
Check out Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson
The Big Little Lies star is playing the former Fox News host in the movie based on Roger Ailes.
Posted Wednesday 11/21/18 at 6:26PM EST
Nicole Kidman: Meryl Streep invited herself onto Big Little Lies
Source: The A.V. Club
Kidman tells Variety that Streep wasn't actually recruited for the HBO series. Following their big Golden Globes win, Kidman says she and Reese Witherspoon received an email from Streep. "She goes, ‘I suppose now I have to join you.’ And we were like, ‘What?’ The two of us were just shocked," says Kidman.
Posted Thursday 11/15/18 at 4:02PM EST
Hugh Grant joins Nicole Kidman on HBO's The Undoing
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
After making his regular TV series debut earlier this year on BBC and Amazon's A Very English Scandal, the 58-year-old actor is joining Kidman on the David E. Kelley HBO limited series. He'll play Kidman's successful therapist character's seemingly devoted husband, an acclaimed pediatric oncologist, whose disappearance leads to "a chain of terrible revelations." According to the show's logline, "left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself."
Posted Wednesday 10/31/18 at 12:09AM EDT
Nicole Kidman's young daughters got to play extras on Big Little Lies
Source: USA Today
"They were in as extras in Big Little Lies, which I’ve never told anyone. There I am now being a big mouth," the actress tells Ellen DeGeneres of her daughters Sunday Rose, 10, and Faith Margaret, 7, with husband Keith Urban.
Posted Friday 10/05/18 at 10:26PM EDT
Best friends Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman are playing Gretchen Carlson in dueling projects
Source: Vanity Fair
It was announced today that Watts will star opposite Russell Crowe's Roger Ailes on The Loudest Voice in the Room, playing Gretchen Carlson on the Showtime limited series based on the late Fox News founder. In August, Kidman was cast as Gretchen Carlson opposite John Lithgow's Roger Ailes in a movie on the late Fox News chief's sexual misconduct scandals.
Posted Wednesday 8/01/18 at 1:35PM EDT
Nicole Kidman is in talks to play Gretchen Carlson in Fox News movie Fair and Balanced
Kidman is set to join Charlize Theron, who was cast as Megyn Kelly in May. Meanwhile, Margot Robbie is in talks to play a fictional Fox News associate producer named Kayla Pospisil in the film about the women of Fox News, and not necessarily about former Fox News boss Roger Ailes.
Posted Saturday 7/28/18 at 10:38PM EDT
Nicole Kidman's The Expatriates gets an Amazon series pickup
Based on Janice Y.K. Lee's book of the same name, The Expatriates is a drama series set in Hong Kong's close-knit expatriate community.
Posted Thursday 6/14/18 at 1:46PM EDT
Nicole Kidman signs deal to make TV shows and movies for Amazon
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
“Nicole is a force of nature as both an actress and a producer,” said Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke in a statement announcing the deal with the Big Little Lies star. “She understands the focus of bringing addictive, entertaining and compelling television to our Prime Video customers as well as movies that will connect with film audiences. Stay tuned for many exciting projects to come in the very near future!”
Posted Thursday 4/12/18 at 1:02PM EDT
Here's your first look at Reese Witherspoon and Meryl Streep together on the Big Little Lies set
Source: The Blast
Paparazzi spotted Streep, Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman filming a scene this week in Monterey.
Posted Thursday 4/05/18 at 1:50PM EDT
Here's your first look at Meryl Streep on Big Little Lies
"First day on the set with Meryl and my darling boys," Nicole Kidman wrote in a caption accompanying an Instagram photo of her and her TV sons with Streep as the mother of Alexander Skarsgard’s deceased character.
Posted Tuesday 3/13/18 at 12:23PM EDT
HBO drama chief regrets saying Big Little Lies cast "raped" the network with Season 2 salary demands
“From a budget standpoint, going into Season 2 of Big Little Lies without any options in place, we’ve been… um… short of raped,” Deadline quoted HBO drama chief Francesca Orsi as saying at the INTV conference in Jerusalem. After her words were picked up, Orsi walked back her comments. “Obviously, I am embarrassed by my poor choice of words,” she said on Tuesday in a statement to TVLine. “We are extremely proud of Big Little Lies and excited for the second season.”
Posted Monday 3/12/18 at 10:04PM EDT
Nicole Kidman and David E. Kelley are reuniting for HBO limited series The Undoing
The Big Little Lies collaborators are reteaming for a miniseries in which Kidman will play a therapist who, in the wake of a "very public disaster," dismantles her old life and starts a new one with her young child. The project is based on Jean Hanff Korelitz’s novel You Should Have Known. “We’re thrilled to continue our creative relationships with both Nicole and David,” says HBO programming president Casey Bloys. “and can’t wait to bring this show to life.”
Posted Thursday 1/25/18 at 3:37PM EST
Nicole Kidman helped recruit Meryl Streep to Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty says Streep was her dream casting for the new role of Perry’s mom . “And the producers were laughing at me because they were saying, ‘You’ve become so Hollywood,’ as in, picking up the phone and saying, ‘Get me Meryl,’” says Moriarty, in an interview with The Telegraph. “They were teasing me … but then they were saying, it’s not beyond the realm of possibilities because Nicole and Meryl are friends.” Moriarity says Kidman pulled through: “Nicole sent me an email saying, ‘Ask and you shall receive.’”
Posted Wednesday 1/24/18 at 4:39PM EST
Big Little Lies lands Meryl Streep for Season 2
The acclaimed actress will become a series regular on the HBO drama for Season 2, playing Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Alexander Skarsgard’s character. HBO says her character will arrive in Monterey “searching for answers” while “concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren.” Streep’s last major TV stint was on HBO, where she was one of the big names on the 2003 miniseries Angels in America. Streep’s casting reunites her with The Hours co-star Nicole Kidman. ALSO: David E. Kelley said in October his dream casting goal was "adding Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep to Big Little Lies."
Posted Wednesday 1/17/18 at 1:13PM EST
Thanks to Apple, Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman will each make about $1 million per episode for Big Little Lies Season 2
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Witherspoon and Kidman made between $250,000 and $350,000 an episode for Season 1, but they weren’t signed on for Season 2 since Big Little Lies was originally a limited series. But since Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston are making “upward of $1.25 million per episode” for their new Apple television show, Kidman and Witherspoon’s have scored a big pay raise — “$1 million-an-episode ballpark” — to sign on for Season 2 of their HBO series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Those numbers skyrocketed for season two not only because of the show's success, but also because of the precedent of the massive payday Witherspoon scored from Apple,” says The Hollywood Reporter.