Uma Thurman Joins Cast of Drama Film NYMPHOMANIAC
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Uma Thurman has joined the cast of Lars von Trier's pornographic drama NYMPHOMANIAC. The actress joins previously announced cast members Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell, Stacy Martin, Connie Nielsen and Christian Slater in the film. Shooting is currently underway on location in Cologne, Germany. No details have been released as to the role she will play.
The film is described as "the wild and poetic story of a woman's erotic journey from birth to the age of 50 as told by the main character, the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, Joe (Gainsbourg)." It is expected to be released in both soft and hard core versions in 2013.
Thurman recently guest starred on the hit NBC drama series 'Smash.' She is well-known for her starring role in the cult feature film hit "Pulp Fiction" (for which she received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations) as well as for "Kill Bill Volume I," both directed by Quentin Tarantino. She first achieved notice in the film "Dangerous Liaisons" and "Henry & June," and went on to star in other films such as "Kill Bill Volume 2," "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues," "Mad Dog and Glory," "Beautiful Girls," "The Truth About Cats & Dogs," "Gattaca," "Batman & Robin," "Paycheck" and "Be Cool."