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Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth: 'Stoker' Stars?

Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth: 'Stoker' Stars?

Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth are both in talks to join the mystery-drama Stoker, the L.A. Times reports.

The film, written by Wentworth Miller and helmed by South Korean filmmaker Chan Wook-Park, centers around a girl and her mother who are visited by a mysterious uncle after India’s father dies.

Nicole would play the mother with Colin as the uncle and Mia Wasikowska as the girl, India Stoker.

Colin has also signed on to star in the Joel and Ethan Coen-scripted remake of Gambit with Cameron Diaz.

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75 Responses to “Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth: 'Stoker' Stars?”

  1. 1
    Cannot wait! Says:

    Let’s hope Colin and Nicole both sign on the dotted line. Love these two talented actors!

  2. 2
    ATwilightKiss Says:

    Love Colin Firth! I’m so happy for him and all the wonderful projects coming his way! :)

  3. 3
    Kaz simply Amaazzing !!!!!! Says:

    eh eh eh eh ha lol lA

  4. 4
    ZeldaH Says:

    Let’s see, sexy Nicole and yummy Colin? Yes please! They are great in thrillers.

  5. 5
    zac fan Says:

    nicole kid d best!!

  6. 6
    zac fan Says:

    hey i wrote nicole kidman!

  7. 7
    zac fan Says:

    hey i wrote nicole kidman! !

  8. 8
    MangerBouger Says:

    Wow first script and Colin might sign to play in it ?!! Damn Went !

  9. 9
    Sligo lambert ^__^ cute Says:

    I dont like they

  10. 10
    moh123 Says:

    wow really good combination of great stars*-*

  11. 11
    Hopeful Says:

    Negotiations? I hope they sign the contract. I want to watch them in this film of Wentworth Miller. All have proved their worth and we will be rewarded with their performances. Thanks JJ.

  12. 12
    BUNNY Says:

    Wonderful news..Nicole does have a way with spooky scrips- and Colin is always perfect in what ever he does. Hope they both sign.

  13. 13
    all Says:

    Nicole, didn’t you just say you were “taking a COMPLETE break from work” to “totally focus on all things family only”?? For “six months” … that surely includes being in “talks” and then prepping long before filming begins, even if it is “this Spring”.

  14. 14
    Bella Says:

    Great news, two talented actors will play together, i hope they both sign the contract.

  15. 15
    sicksister Says:

    oh this is super news! thanx jj!

    kudos to dear wenty! he’s such a brilliant man…

  16. 16
    BB Says:

    @all: I’d also like to know when she is taking time off for her family, and she did say it would be for six months. Not seeing it. Not impressed by her at all. Poor baby.

  17. 17
    dani Says:

    All and BB

    I don’t believe this is slated to film until late spring and if it follows the usual filming schedule–it will probably be a six week shoot.

    Most women return to work six weeks after having a baby. Nicole and Keith both have family that helps out, nannies etc. and she brings the kids to the set.

    I say go for it Nicole.

  18. 18
    little my Says:

    yay Nicole and Collin!

  19. 19
    all Says:


    if it films next spring, there is LOTS of work/talks etc on and around it now thru to cameras rolling; even non-film people know that. Her statement about ‘totally completely focussing only on family for the next 6 months’, (with already the awards’ season sucking out a big chunk of that), is her usual pile of BS! Add to that prep for SBOY now thru to Fall. Once again, Nicole, stop treating your audience with such little respect, thank-you. Do what you like, but be honest!

  20. 20
    ellie' Says:

    Love Nicole & Colin….

  21. 21
    bobby Says:


    Well that was nice of you . Giving your permision and all LMAO

  22. 22
    dani Says:


    Name me one actor/actress who has sacrificed award season appearances for their family. I can’t think of one. That includes Sandra Bullock who had a newborn.

    First off, her appearances for awards season take no more than an hour to six hours here and there. To not appear would probably be the death of her career in terms of the bigwigs giving her the respect she has earned.

    Secondly, she seems to spend more time at home than many of the actors out there. Having worked as crew on documentaries and a few indies, I can tell you filming is basically a few moments on camera followed by many hours of down time. This is what people don’t understand. She may have a day where she films 8 hours, but most days she will most likely be in front of the camera far far less which means she has plenty of time for her kids. However, she has to be there in case a retake is needed or the director changes his mind.

    People once had an article on Mary Tyler Moore surrounded by her needlepoint pillows that she had done while filming the Mary Tyler Moore show. There must have been at least a hundred. This probably equated to at least 30 minutes or so per square inch if the holes were small. Think about it. Each pillow is at least 12×12 (meaning 144 square inches or 16×16. To finish that many pillows means there was a lot of down time.

    Yes Nicole tends to say I’m going to focus on family, but is this any different from Bullock going from meeting to meeting without Louis? Or any other A list actress that states this? No it is not. They wouldn’t be A list without the drive and ambition to get them there. Look at TomKat–they always talk about how important family is, yet they have dragged Suri from set to set and seem to be apart quite frequently for weeks at a time. Yet I don’t see people criticizing them for being apart, for working etc.

    There seems to be such hatred against Nicole for doing and saying basically the same things every other actor in Hollywood does and says.

    Just sayin’.

  23. 23
    boston61 Says:

    Nicole ruins every movie she is in.

  24. 24
    bobby Says:


    Well that is an intelligent remark. Do you like being looked at as stupid?

  25. 25
    bobby Says:

    The 53rd annual Grammy awards ceremony begins Sunday 8 p.m. ET.

    Another chance to see Keith and Nicole!

    WTG for this wonderful happy time in their lives. They have it all!

  26. 26
    V Says:

    Oh Colin Firth, you are just flawless.

  27. 27
    bobby Says:


    We ” get that” Dani.

    The idiots just have to find something to “pout “and “stomp ” their feet about , every time Nicole get mentioned about anything.

    They just make fools of themselves !

  28. 28
    Jennifer Says:

    I read somewhere that wentworth wrote Stoker with a part for himself in mind. Guess that didn’t work out for him.

  29. 29
    Kat Says:

    Jennifer, false rumor. Last July he told Movieline, “As soon as I was done with both scripts, I really just wanted to hand them off to someone else and say, “See you at the premiere,” then show up and get my big bucket of popcorn and watch someone else’s interpretation of what I’ve laid out on the page.”

  30. 30
    Jennifer Says:

    @Kat: That would be one way of dealing with it !

  31. 31
    luxegirl Says:

    Stoker is in fifth place on the Black List of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood.

  32. 32
    Jordyn Says:

    It’s such a wonderful opportunity for two great actors to work together. Too good to pass up. Hope it works out!

  33. 33
    boston61 Says:

    When Nicole talks in that breathy little baby voice (this is acting?) it makes my skin crawl and my blood boil.

  34. 34
    Frozoid Says:

    What happened to her face? Is that a wax dummy from Madame Tussaud’s?

  35. 35
    Johann Says:

    Stoker is so unoriginal.

  36. 36
    Winter's Bone Says:

    Jodie Foster was supposed to play the role Kidman is playing but unlike Kidman who will put role after role before her family, Foster won’t make films back to back and she’s already making Carnage and Elysium so she had to drop out. Pity because she’s a real actress. Nicole Kidman ruins any film she’s in because she doesn’t look or act real, so it takes me out of the story.

  37. 37
    ross Says:

    Jodie is a real actress, so disappointing she had to drop out.

  38. 38
    ube Says:

    @Frozoid: ROFL

  39. 39
    Eve Says:

    @Winter’s Bone:

    So now it’s Jodie Foster instead of Diane Lane or Meryl Streep. You people are ridiculous. If you actually saw some of their movies would wouldn’t be propping them up every time to try and bash Nicole. Meryl’s a “real” actress who doesn’t do sex scenes or nudity. Have you guys seen Silkwood or Plenty? Have you seen Big Town or Unfaithful?

    Here’s another truth for you. Nicole blew out her knee on Moulin Rouge which pushed back the start date of Panic Room. After about 3 weeks of filming Panic Room Nicole hurt her other knee. Jodie Foster stepped up because she got injured on Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys. She already had one child and then discovered she was pregnant again. She still did Panic Room which is a very very physical film. Nicole made a cameo as her husband’s new wife on the phone.

    Jodie has a career and kids. She did step back her production company but Nicole’s is just herself and one other person. They’ve both forged her own path. The only difference is Jodie will never marry a man the haters want to be with. Grow up ladies!

    Colin is great, Nicole is great. I hope they decide to do the film. They are both so talented.

  40. 40
    Jokergurl Says:

    I love her hair like that, Nicole and Colin Firth in the same movie? Sounds like a good night at the movies, these two actors are very talented.

  41. 41
    bell Says:

    What a horrible photo of Firth. He manages to look like Liberace.

  42. 42
    Dancer Says:

    Great casting! I love them both. This movie won’t be made in the next 6 months for those of you harassing Nicole for wanting to work for a living. (shakes head) Hello? The 60′s called and they want their attitude about women back.

  43. 43
    theresa Says:

    all@ 02/12/2011 at 10:44 am

    a brain dead squirrel on life support has more intelligence than you do. Nicole said she was taking 6 months off from filming not from talking to people. she is very good at multi-tasking which is something you obviously have to look up. now be a good troll and stop trying to run her life.

  44. 44
    theresa Says:

    boston61 @ 02/12/2011 at 2:23 pm

    tell me, is there anyone you like other than yourself? you don’t like Nicole that’s ok. i doubt that someone as nice, generous, and as kind as she is would want anything to do with a vicious troll like yourself. as for acting, well idiot, Nicole could end up winning the oscar for best actress again. tell me, how many awards for anything have you won?

  45. 45
    Winter's Bone Says:

    where do you get the idea that you opinion means anything?

  46. 46
    Katie Says:

    Her hair looks great here !!!

  47. 47
    Blancmange Says:

    No thanks! I won’t watch this movie if these two are in it. They are both beyond boring. :(

  48. 48
    Blancmange Says:

    I am happy for Wentworth though. Great to see a GAY actor-turned-writer having success! :)

  49. 49
    Eve Says:

    The harder they try the more the skeptics step it and ruin their own argument. So Winter’s Bone…a kid goes looking for her drug dealing father. Blue Valentine…the breakup of a marriage with adult language and heavy sexual content. Nothing wrong with that unless you’re a skeptic. Problem is Mimosa, who play Morality Monitor, goes spouting off on what movies and actresses are deserving without seeing any of them first/

    Blue Valentine, in Mimosa’s words, is “so wonderful”. Guess what Mimosa, Michelle Williams is filmed on the toilet, something you screamed was porn when Nicole Kidman did it in Eyes Wide Shut. Shower scene, oral s.ex scene in Blue Valentine too.

    Mimosa is beyond help. She’s a hypocrite, an idiot, and a liar. She can’t even be honest about how long she’s been a Keith fan. Let’s hope she’s full of crap that she wants foster kids in her home because of Jimmy Wayne. Women over 50 who post on message boards that a baby they’ve never had any contact with is mentally challenged and has birth defects because they hate the mother is deeply deeply disturbed.

  50. 50
    Lily Says:

    I doubt that it will happen in 2011. Earliest, 2012 spring.

  51. 51
    gina Says:


    They are too dumb to figure that out lily.

    Haters this is a adult board, y’all just run back to your E! hell hole with your mommy mod , and talk to yourself like ya been doing for 5 years.
    Your lies ain’t going to cut it around here. So unless you want to make bigger fools of yourself than you already have…….Beat it!

  52. 52
    cocoa lux Says:

    Damnnn Wentworth, the big names just keep rolling for this project. Well done to him. The guy is not just a pretty face you know . I would’ve preferred Jodie Foster but I’m not going to lie, Kidman was great in Rabbit Hole so fair play to her, and Colin Firth. Exciting times for them.

  53. 53
    boston61 Says:


    Not HER hair. She purchased it. I most likely came from a poor asian girl.

  54. 54
    waverly Says:


    How’s it down in Studio City, Stasia !!!!

  55. 55
    irene olson Says:

    Just saw the movie “Just Go For It” and the only bright star in the movie was Nicole Kidman. Nicole has impeccable timing for comedy. Jennifer Aniston just does not have it and Adam Sandler was Adam Sandler. Nicole was gorgeous; her body is WHOA!

  56. 56
    waverly Says:

    irene good to hear! The family will be going sometime in the next week to see it. We like Jen and Nicole!

  57. 57
    sheis Says:

    Keith loves that his wife works. Maybe you should find a man who wants his woman at home? Keith isn’t that man.

  58. 58
    wtf Says:

    having trouble posting must be those blinding shiney foreheads, can’t see to type.

  59. 59
    all Says:

    What a bunch of brainless jerks here!
    And again, Skewer Mistress posting under many names!

  60. 60
    Rayneebrooke Says:


    I’m going to take a wild stab in the dark (NOT!) and say that Nicole has Keith/Keith has Nicole is what makes your blood boil more.

  61. 61
    Winter's Bone Says:

    @Eve: I never said anything about Diane Lane or Meryl Streep. And I already knew that Kidman injured her arm and Jodie Foster got the role in Panic Room after that. Thank God for that, otherwise it would have just been Nicole being weak as hell the entire movie “help me! help me” in that annoying soft baby voice of hers. When I said she’s not a real actress, I’m not talking about her taking off her clothes. I’m talking about her botoxing her face to death, plumping her lips up to the point where if I see her in a movie playing a regular mom, it’s a problem for me because no one is going to believe she’s just a regular mom when she looks like a hollywood victim.

    And Jodie Foster, Diane Lane, and Meryl Streep are more real onscreen in their acting than she is. Not everyone has to like Nicole. And I don’t give a crap who she was married to. If I think she’s an overrated, hack actress who messed up her face due to her vanity, then that’s my opinion.

  62. 62
    Not buying it Says:

    Injured her arm? Wrong. Just go away with the skeptic crapola. All you care about is that she’s with Keith.

  63. 63
    Blancmange Says:

    .I am happy for Wentworth though. Great to see a GAY actor-turned-writer having success! :)

  64. 64
    Blancmange Says:

    These fangirls lol. They can’t handle the truth. Psychos~

  65. 65
    Blancmange Says:

    I thought Wentworth’s BOYFRIEND might have played the uncle. Oh well!

  66. 66
    sheis Says:

    @Winter’s Bone:

    Eve, you give a crap who she married. There’s no other reason why you would hate a stranger enough to spend so much negative energy complaining about her. Not only are you delusional, you think the rest of the world is stupid. Your motives are crystal clear to anyone who reads your crap under whatever name you choose. Keith loves Nicole and everything about her. He loves her appearance. He loves that she works. He loves her height. He understands her reasons for not having her two adopted children with her. Nothing you say will ever change that. So, if wasting your time for no productive reason is okay with you – fine.

  67. 67
    Lucy Says:

    Two great artists. Oh the possibilities!

  68. 68
    Miyako Says:


    Of course they care who she married, otherwise any normal person would skip over anything in the media about an actress they don’t care for. You wouldn’t search for any & all articles about Nicole, and negative comments you can post on E from all your multiple user names on Dlisted. The constant slams to Nicole’s appearance are another dead giveaway. If it was just that you thought she was a terrible actress, that would be where your comments were focused. Not the case, because it’s the whole KUNK love story that’s been under their skin & won’t go away, so making fun of them like junior high girls is their sick routine.

  69. 69
    Miyako Says:

    Try this on for size haters…

    Keith Urban just won *another* GRAMMY for Male Country Vocal Performance! So much for that worthless rant of how his career is over…BAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

    He’ll also be performing a tribute to Dolly Parton, along with John Mayer & Norah Jones.

    What excuse will the haters come up with now for why Keith WON and why he’s asked to perform?? That deserves another BAHAHAHAHA!!!

  70. 70
    miller Says:

    This must have Sue’s eyes popping out of her head! 4th Grammy win! Oh yeah and Just Go With It has topped the box office. Nicole will be in the front row watching Keith perform tonight. Now that’s a seat Sue wished she had!

  71. 71
    bobby Says:

    Well that is good news.

    Can’t wait to watch the performance.

    The Urbans have it ALL going on!

  72. 72
    dani Says:

    Ohmigod. Did you all see Kidman yet at the Grammys? What a stunning dress. Can’t wait for Keith to perform.

  73. 73
    Jimmy W. Says:

    Why do I sense , rolling on the floor,
    pulling their own hair out,
    screaming vulgar hate words ,
    and hating every minute of the Grammys on E! for a week and now they can’t even watch .. Sure!

    But they can post on the JW thread to pretend Keith didnt win this big honor today ! Poor Jimmy he gets used and abused by everyone and especially the idiots.

    Sorry Tara, you have to write up a whole new blog entry now. The one you have in waiting won’t work now!


  74. 74
    miller Says:


    Nicole in Jean Paul Gauthier. Stunning.

    Meanwhile the skeptics are arguing over incorrect information from 5 years ago. BAHAHAHAHA!

  75. 75
    all Says:


    Yet another name, SKEWER MISTRESS, aka Miller aka aka aka akaka kaka

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