Nicole Kidman is an actress who everyone loves seeing onscreen. The star has appeared in films like Queen of the Desert, Batman Forever, The Northman, Aquaman, and more. She’s currently filming Mimi Cave’s Holland, Michigan and once that is over, she will dive into a new project, the subject of which has made many raise their eyebrows on the internet.
Nicole Kidman has teamed up with Jude Law before for the film Cold Mountain in 2003. Now, the two will star together again for a new movie that will deal presumably deal with passion and infidelity in the relationship of an old married couple.
Nicole Kidman And Jude Law Are Reuniting For New Film
World of Reel has exclusively revealed that A24 is developing a new film called Babygirl starring Jude Law and Nicole Kidman. Here’s what their report says:
“A24 will produce “Babygirl,” starring Nicole Kidman. The film is said to be an erotic thriller about a career woman in her 40s who ends up having an affair with a 21-year-old intern. The film is directed by Halina Reijn, who helmed last year’s A24 breakout ‘Bodies, Bodies, Bodies.’ No further plot or casting details were given.”
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It’s rumored that Harris Dickinson will play the intern while Jude Law will portray Kidman’s husband. The film is reportedly shooting in August. Expectations are high from the project because of the director attached. Bodies, Bodies, Bodies was appreciated by everyone for being a mystery thriller that was also endlessly fun to watch while offering an insight into class politics and privilege.
The film grossed $14 million at the box office and received overwhelmingly positive reviews. As such, even though the plot of Babygirl sounds like a retread of every old infidelity trope, it will be interesting to see how Halina Reijn presents it.
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Fans Are Excited To See Nicole Kidman In A New Role
It seems like the announcement for the new film flew under the radar. But the fans of Nicole Kidman and Jude Law who saw the news are incredibly excited. Many expressed their happiness at seeing their faves reunite onscreen after more than two decades. Others expressed concern about the age gap theme of the film and what kind of internet discourse it will bring. But overall, the reception to the announcement was positive.
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Here’s what the fans are saying:
a24? erotic?? thriller???with nicole kidman???? and harris dickinson?????ABSOLUTELY YES give it to me now pic.twitter.com/jV3SB8wXpk
— Akeno 🚇 (@saint_prick) April 13, 2023
Bro the casts are STUNNING
— Anaitte ✨ (@zacavouye) April 14, 2023
Oh this is absolutely in the running for my most anticipated 2024 movie right now, on God
— Reece Jennings (@ReeceGJennings) April 13, 2023
Y’all had me at A24 & Nicole Kidman
— 💫 (@heyjaeee) April 13, 2023
Nicole Kidman 6th Oscar nom, c’mon.
— A. CÁRL (@audiovisualaidz) April 13, 2023
Nothing more about the film has been revealed as of now. But as the film nears shooting, more news might trickle in. Harris Dickinson was recently seen in acclaimed projects like Where the Crawdads Sing, Triangle of Sadness, The King’s Man, and more. He is a steadily rising star in Hollywood.
As for the veterans, Jude Law will be next seen in the Disney+ series Star Wars: Skeleton Crew. There are rumors that he will appear in MCU’s The Marvels film as well. Nicole Kidman’s next projects include Aquaman 2, The Perfect Couple, and Lioness.
Babygirl doesn’t have a release date as of yet.
Source: World of Reel