Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films Signs First-Look Deal with Amazon Studios
According to Variety, Nicole Kidman and her production company Blossom Films have signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios. Under the agreement, Kidman will develop theatrical and series content for the digital company.
"Nicole is a force of nature as both an actress and a producer," said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. "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!"
Founded by Kidman and Per Saari, Blossom Films produced the HBO miniseries "Big Little Lies," for which Kidman won an Emmy for best actress in a limited series or movie, and is producing the second season of the series. Blossom Films is also producing David E. Kelley's limited series "The Undoing" for HBO, in which Kidman is set to star; is adapting Liane Moriarty's novel "Truly Madly Guilty" into a limited series Big Little Lies co-producers Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea; and is developing an adaptation of Off-Broadway vampire hit "Cuddles."
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. Recently Ms. Kidman was seen in The Weinstein Company's Lion with Dev Patel, for which she received her twelfth Golden Globe and fourth Oscar® nomination, and alongside Reese Witherspoon, executive produced and starred in HBO's Big Little Lies, which earned Kidman her second Emmy® nomination and The Beguiled.
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