November 12, 1995 |
The mainstream success of Gus Van Sant's darkly comic satire "To Die For," starring Nicole Kidman as the most ruthless "weather girl" in the history of TV, may trigger wider interest in this idiosyncratic 1991 odyssey of two hustlers, one gay (River Phoenix, right), the other straight (Keanu Reeves, left). This film is so distinctive and effective that it can even sustain a curious, counterproductive inclusion from Shakespeare's "Henry IV, Part I." (Bravo Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.)
July 15, 2008 |
Kate Hudson is the latest addition to the star-studded cast of "Nine," an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical. She joins Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren, Marion Cotillard and Penelope Cruz. The film, about an Italian film director, will be directed by Rob Marshall for producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Production is scheduled to begin Oct. 10. "Nine," which originally opened on Broadway in 1982 and was revived in 2003, is based on Fellini's autobiographical film "8 1/2 ."
October 14, 2006 |
Nicole Kidman premiered her movie "Fur" -- based loosely on the life of photographer Diane Arbus -- at the inaugural Rome Film Fest, which opened Friday. "I wanted to support this festival and Italy," Kidman told a news conference. "Film festivals are very good for small films like this one; the more we have, the better."
May 9, 2004
Comedy (June 11) Paramount With: Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher Walken, Faith Hill, Roger Bart, Jon Lovitz, Glenn Close The idea: Satirical take on the creepy town with the perfect, roboticized women.
October 15, 2003 |
Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman won a five-figure sum and an apology Tuesday from a British newspaper that said she had had an affair with actor Jude Law and that it was to blame for the breakup of his marriage. At London's High Court, the tabloid Sun newspaper admitted that the allegations about Kidman, which were published in March, were untrue. Kidman, who was not in court, said in a statement that she was glad the case was over and that she would donate the money to charity.
November 24, 1996 |
Directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Buck Henry, "To Die For" skewers America's fatal fascination with television and celebrity. Using a dead-on American accent, Nicole Kidman (pictured) plays a ferociously ambitious TV reporter who has brought an unlooked-for note of scandal to the town of Little Hope, N.H.
December 28, 2006 |
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have reunited in the actress' hometown of Sydney, Australia, after the Australian-reared country singer took a break from his treatment for alcohol abuse. Urban, 39, checked himself into a rehabilitation treatment center in the United States in October, with his new wife, Kidman, by his side. On Tuesday, he flew into Sydney, where Kidman has been since before Christmas.
October 3, 2000
Dear Cynthia: I dreamed I was at a table with Helen Hunt, Nicole Kidman and my friend Paula. We were making things, like a mosaic or a collage. Paula's husband came up to ask for change. I was looking in my purse and Nicole Kidman gave me handfuls of dimes. I couldn't see how she could have so many dimes, so I kidded her and made a joke about it and she got mad at me. Then we were admiring what we had made, and Helen Hunt's was just beautiful, and we all oohed and aahed over it.
December 15, 2007 |
Nicole Kidman accepted damages from England's Daily Telegraph newspaper Friday for falsely reporting that she had breached the terms of her promotional contract for Chanel No. 5 perfume. Details of the settlement weren't disclosed, and the 40-year-old actress wasn't in court. Her lawyer, John Kelly, said Kidman suffered considerable embarrassment and distress over the report.
June 26, 2006 |
Nicole Kidman married country music star Keith Urban at a cliff-top chapel Sunday in an intimate ceremony attended by family and a smattering of A-list stars. Helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of people -- including a throng of paparazzi -- lined the streets outside the compound in the beachside suburb of Manly as guests arrived. The Oscar-winning actress appeared at the Roman Catholic church in a flowing white Balenciaga gown and veil, clutching a bouquet of white roses.