Nicole Kidman To Star in Upcoming HBO Series THE UNDOING
According to Entertainment Weekly, Nicole Kidman is reuniting with her Big Little Lies executive producer David E. Kelley on an entirely new project for HBO.
Kidman will star in The Undoing, a limited series based on the book You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz. Kelley will exec produce and write the scripts that focus on Grace Sachs (Kidman), a successful therapist who's about to publish her first book when disaster strikes - someone dies, her husband goes missing, and her perfect life with her son is turned upside down.
"David has created another propulsive series with a fascinating, complicated female role at its center," said Kidman in a statement. "I'm excited and honored to continue collaborating with HBO and David E. Kelly."
"I loved this book," added Kelley in a statement. "A character-driven psychological thriller, I'm excited about the adaptation and thrilled to be able to do it with Nicole and HBO."
Nicole Kidman gained universal attention in her turn as Rae Ingram in Dead Calm, Philip Noyce's critically acclaimed psychological thriller. She was honored with her first Oscar® nomination for her performance in Baz Luhrmann's innovative musical, Moulin Rouge! For that role as Satine, and her performance in writer/director Alejandro Amenabar's psychological thriller, The Others, she received dual 2002 Golden Globe nominations, winning for Best Actress in a Musical for Moulin Rouge! In 2003, Kidman won an Academy Award®, Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry's The Hours. In 2010, Kidman executive produced and starred in John Cameron Mitchell's Rabbit Hole, for which she received Academy Award®, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Independent Spirit Award nominations. Kidman also appeared in HBO's Hemingway and Gellhorn alongside Clive Owen in 2012, garnering her Emmy®, SAG and Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal as Martha Gellhorn. Kidman has currently been working on Big Little Lies for which she won both an Emmy and a Golden Globes.
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