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Photo Coverage: NINE Film Premieres in New York City at the Ziegfeld Theatre!

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. The film had its official New York premiere at the Ziegefeld Theatre in New York City on December 15, 2009. 

The big screen adaptation of NINE THE MUSICAL stars Daniel Day-LewisPenelope Cruz and Nicole Kidman. The all-star cast is directed by Rob Marshall, who also helmed critically-acclaimed 2002 musical Chicago - which garnered six Academy Awards, including a Best Supporting Actress nod for Catherine Zeta-JonesDaniel Day-Lewis replaced the previously attached Javier Bardem in the leading role of Guido Contini, Bardem left the project citing exhaustion. Marion CotillardKate HudsonStacy "Fergie" FergusonSophia Loren and Judi Dench star in the film as well. Nine is a musical with a book by Arthur Kopit and music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and is based off of Fredrico Fellini's movie 8 1/2. The play tells the story of a highly stressed director living in VenIce Trying to juggle all of the women in his life.

The Broadway production of Nine, directed by Tommy Tune and choreographed by Thommie Walsh, opened on May 9, 1982 at the 46th Street Theatre, where it ran for 729 performances. The cast included Raúl Juliá as Guido, Karen Akers as Luisa, Liliane Montevecchi as Liliane,Anita Morrisas Carla, Shelly Burch as Claudia, and Taina Elg as Guido's mother. Replacements later in the run included Bert Convy and Sergio Franchi as Guido, Maureen McGovern as Luisa, and Priscilla Lopezas Liliane. The musical won five Tony Awards, including best musical. The first revival of the 1982 Tony Award-winning musical hit Broadway in 2003 led by Antonio Banderas-who made his Broadway debut in the role of Guido. Laura BenantiJane Krakowski,Mary Stuart Masterson, andChita Rivera rounded out the original revival cast.

Nine revolves around one central character, Guido Contini a film director in the Fellini mold. He is contracted to write and direct a film, but is unable to come up with a suitable plot. After recent box office failures, he finds himself drifting towards a nervous breakdown. Guido finds himself examining his past flawed relationships with the many women who have come through his life and the struggle to act his mature age of 40--as opposed to nine.

Photos by RD / Retna, LLC.


Mary-Kate Olsen (L) and Ashley Olsen


Mary-Kate Olsen (L) and Ashley Olsen


Lourdes Leon


Designer Kimora Lee Simmon


Designer Kimora Lee Simmon


Designer Kimora Lee Simmon & Djimon Hounsou


Julian Schnabel


Emmanuelle Chriqui


Emmanuelle Chriqui


Julie Taymor


Julie Taymor


Melania Trump


Donald Trump and Melania Trump


Donald Trump and Melania Trump


Donald Trump and Melania Trump


Naomi Watts


Naomi Watts


Judith Nathan and Rudy Giuliani


Designer Rachel Roy


Designer Rachel Roy


Designer Rachel Roy


Tommy Tune


Tommy Tune


Bob Balaban


Bob Balaban


Zoe Kravitz


Pedro Almodovar


Pedro Almodovar


Fergie & Josh Duhamel


Rob Marshall


Director Rob Marshall and producer/choreographer John DeLuca


Director Rob Marshall and producer/choreographer John DeLuca


Designer Pamella Roland


Designer Pamella Roland


Tony Bennett


Tony Bennett


Michael Tolkin


Michael Tolkin


Victor Garber


Victor Garber


Madonna


Madonna


Madonna


Marion Cotillard


Marion Cotillard


Marion Cotillard


Marion Cotillard


Tobey Maguire and wife Jennifer Meyer Maguire


Tobey Maguire


Tobey Maguire and wife Jennifer Meyer Maguire


Judi Dench


Judi Dench


Judi Dench


Jessica Seinfeld, Madonna & Lourdes Leon


Jessica Seinfeld, Madonna & Lourdes Leon


Jessica Seinfeld and Madonna


Madonna


Madonna & Lourdes Leon


Fergie


Penelope Cruz


Penelope Cruz


Nicole Kidman


Nicole Kidman


Nicole Kidman


Daniel Day-Lewis


Daniel Day-Lewis


Daniel Day-Lewis


Fergie


Fergie


Fergie


Fergie


Goldie Hawn & Kate Hudson


Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn


Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn


Kate Hudson


Kate Hudson


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