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STAGE TUBE: Kidman, Hudson & Cruz Talk NINE to ET

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NINE will have a limited release on December 18th in New York and Los Angeles and will then go on wide release on December 25th. Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman and Penelope Cruz talked to Entertainment Tonight about working on the film as they "worked" the red carpet for the London Premiere of the film and we've got it here on BWW TV Stage Tube!

The vibrant and provocative musical production NINE, premiered on Broadway in 1982 to critical acclaim (winning five Tony Awards, including Best Musical), and successfully revived in 2003 (winning another two Tonys, including Best Revival), is the most hotly anticipated movie of the holiday season, directed by Rob Marshall, and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Kate Hudson, Fergie (Stacy Ferguson), and Sophia Loren. The Weinstein Company film will include new songs by original composer-lyricist Maury Yeston that were not in previous stage versions.

NINE follows the life of world famous film director Guido Contini (Day-Lewis) as he reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic proportion, while balancing the numerous women in his life including his wife Luisa (Marion Cotillard), his mistress Carla (Penelope Cruz), his film star muse Claudia (Nicole Kidman), his confidante and costume designer Lillie (Judi Dench), young American fashion journalist Stephanie (Kate Hudson), the prostitute Saraghina from his youth (Fergie), and his Mamma (Sophia Loren).

NINE was written for the screen by Michael Tolkin and Anthony Minghella. The movie is based on the original stage play, book by Arthur Kopit, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston.

 



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