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Nicole Kidman: Grace Kelly in New Biopic!

Nicole Kidman: Grace Kelly in New Biopic!

Nicole Kidman is in negotiations to take on one of the most coveted roles of the season: Grace Kelly in Olivier Dahan‘s Grace of Monaco, according to Variety.

Written by Arash Amel, the 44-year-old Aussie actress’ starring role apparently attracted the attention of numerous top Hollywood actresses. The film is reportedly already getting awards buzz with industry professionals.

Here’s a synopsis: Set between December 1961 and November 1962, [the] story finds the Rear Window star as a former Oscar winner and mother of two who had already spent six years as the consort of Monaco’s Prince Rainier III at a time of crisis.

ARE YOU EXCITED to see Nicole Kidman play Grace Kelly in the new biopic Grace of Monaco?

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  • KissThis

    interesting… will probably be good. If I had my choice of actress to play Grace though, I’d pick Evan Rachel Wood

  • kary

    OMG OMG this is just awesome, she’s perfect for this role… She totally deserves another Oscar :D

  • Ellgy

    Grace Kelly was absolutely stunning in her younger years. Nicole is an attractive woman but I don’t know about her for this role.

  • Jennifer

    Yes, she’s absolutely the right choice. She’s an excellent actress, plus, she has a ressemblance to Grace Kelly. I think this will be a good one!

  • Gossipgirl

    Hell to the no! First, Naomi Watts as Princess Diana, now this! She is a good actress, but not for this role! Hollywood is so effed up!

  • Ugonna Wosu

    I think Charlize looks more like Grace Kelly. Especially in her British Vogue cover.

  • Regina George

    Amazing! Nicole is beautiful and talented. With make up she will be a doppleganger for Grace. As a fan of both actresses I am excited. Now if only a great director could hop on board.. Marty Scorsese perhaps?
    2nd Oscar for Miss Kidman!

  • Kirsten

    http://a.espncdn.com/photo/2011/1026/grant_a_gkelly_sy_576.jpg
    Grace Kelly wasn’t that beautiful. She looks exactly like Nicole without make up

  • bonna

    january jones has a very strong resemblance to grace kelly, but she wouldn’t be god

  • https://twitter.com/#!/lindsaylohan LINDSAY LOHAN WILL WIN OSCAR

    its better than doing another Adam Sandler movie

  • Kirsten

    @Gossipgirl:
    Who else would you suggest as Princess Di?
    It isnt all about looking Exactly like them. That is what make up is for. Naomi is an amazing actress and is talented which is why they hired her

  • http://website,computer Dave From Canada

    While I honestly don’t really care for Nicole Kidman, she’s always reminded me of Grace Kelly, so I think she IS the right actress for this role.

  • Steam

    I don’t mind NK but these biopics are lame. Michelle Williams in that Marilyn thing was lame lame lame. All those vapid ‘icons’ are boring boring boring. What did they ever do other than pose?

  • http://www.twitter.com/raisingself Samantha Sophia

    Not Grace!

  • Chupa

    Lol I love it when lame people think they are more intelligent than people who devote their whole lives for film. My Week with Marylin was amazing, Michelle Williams nailed Marylin and even got an Oscar nomination ang won her GG. Let me guess, you are some ugly blonde wanna be?

  • From Paris with Love

    Pick a woman who butchered her face, had her hair bleached and straightened continuously, had her freckles erased permanently, had an extreme facelift, had a (uneven) lips augmentation, had her forehead frozen, and god knows what more, to play Grace Kelly !!! An actress that has been notoriously ridiculed for all those things to portray the symbol of natural beauty, grace and elegance !
    Hollywood spoils everything.

  • bleh

    Im soooo sick of this flopped biopics..they can’t find something more original? a lack of ideas as usual …it’s the fashion i guess what’s next a biopic of Bardot, Lauren, Dietrich…so stupid oh and old botoxed double head Kidman looks nothing like her and is too old.

  • http://aol Patti

    Perfect choice. Such grace and beauty.

  • Juliet

    Nicole too old to play Grace.
    This role should only be for CHARLIZE.

  • nahj

    Look at Charlize’s Vogue cover. Enough said. Kidman’s face looks scary now since she screwed it up with whatever she did to it.

  • Amy

    Should be played by vendela.
    Even tho she’s a model not an actress.
    Too bad.
    Looks just like Grace.
    Google. Vendela.

  • theresa

    @From Paris with Love

    you should know that Grace Kelly’s children have been consulted every step of the way. do you honestly think that Nicole would have the part if Grace’s children did not approve of her and want her in the role? Grace was their mother so what they want is more important, in this case, than what you want.

  • From Paris with Love

    @Kirsten: How old are you twelve ? posting a pic of Grace Kelly in her fourties in an awkward posture and saying she wasn’t that beautiful ? that’s what real women used to look like. Plus she had given up her career long ago at that time.
    Now take a good look at her in her twenties and dare say she wasn’t beautiful. Maybe not your type but she was much more beautiful than this http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2010/08/23/article-1305332-0AD5BFE4000005DC-745_306x451.jpg

  • Opa

    Nicole’s face just looks too frozen. Her lips are messed up, I have heard the term 3rd lip used for her.

  • Just Barb

    I think this is perfect casting. Nicole has the same quiet grace that Grace Kelly did. Although I like Charlize, Nicole has fine features and so did Grace. Another great role for Nicole who, unfortunately for the haters, still has a booming career. (and a hot hubby)

  • From Paris with Love

    @theresa:
    The fact that her children had a say in the project has nothing to do with the public’s right to an opinion and voicing that opinion.
    They are a laughing stock anyway. Did the producers also consult Albert’s 15 bastards, Stéphanie’s 36 ex-lovers and Caroline’s ex drunk ex-husband’s who peed in public ? LOL ;)

  • cinema

    I agree with the posters Charlize Theron looks more hitchkokian perfect more close, especially in this vanity fair Dial M for Murder http://www.shutterphoto.net/wp-content/gallery/misc/cusl01_hitchcock0803.jpg

  • Isla

    Nicole used to be pretty like 15 years ago.
    Shes too old now.
    And how is her career booming exactly?
    P.s. her husband is meh. And short.
    And an Australian who sings country.
    Just weird.
    Country music is all-American.
    Kinda weird otherwise.

  • plzzzzz

    What a joke!

  • Glen

    What about Amy Adams?

  • Louise

    Perfect choice to play the beautiful Grace Kelly, but are people really interested in biopics. I don’t think so. We know all about the deceased people, so why go to a movie to see the dead. Princess Di was a fun person to follow, but the woman was not mentally stable. Marilyn Monroe was a Hollywood sex symbol, but was not mentally stable. Grace Kelly seemed somewhat normal, but who knows what eery skeletons were in her closet. Againl, Nicole is an excellent choice, but cannot see this movie doing much for her career. If her role and acting is good, it could get recognition, bit I don’t see it being a hit at the box office. Most movie goers today do not even know who Grace Kelly was.

  • Me

    @From Paris with Love: Yet inspite of all that….everyone (producers, directors, actors etc) still choose Ms. Nicole Kidman to do their films!!!! Tells you something huh! Paperboy, Stoker, Before I go to sleep, Railway man and on and on and on and on…..bwahahaha! Yup that’s right NK is the one smiling!!!

  • gigi

    What a bad choice ! but since it’s a small film its going to be a big flop sooo…….

  • javier

    NK is a goddess

  • theresa

    to Paris With Love

    doesn’t matter what you think. her children, in your inane personal opinion, may be a laughing stock but their opinion will always be more important than yours will ever be. Nicole is the actress the family wants; deal with it. I can’t wait to read your reaction when they announce the choice for the role of Prince Rainier.

  • LoveNicoleHeaps

    Yes, yes, yes! Nicole is perfect for this role. My movie feelers are tingling – she’ll be great.

  • ff

    Kelly was 32 in 1962, Kidman is 44 and is all botox they look nothing alike are they blind? this is directed by a french production and director, like someone mentionned it’s small french film, it will be just another kidman flop.

  • kary

    @Louise: Nicole doesn’t care about box office for an actor is more important recognition

  • Moh123

    omg! the greatest news ever

  • TIM GUNN

    The perfect choice for Grace when she was an older woman and mother.

    http://thatwanderlust.tumblr.com/post/2082310412/prince-albert-ii-grace-kelly-1962

  • Jennifer

    Nicole is perfect for the role. Hope this happens.

  • http://www.sohollywoodchic.blogspot.com bep

    A 44-year-old playing a 31-year-old? I think that is a bit of a stretch. The real problem is not Nicole’s age, but the fact that she doesn’t look like someone in their 30′s. It might prove to be too distracting.

  • Natasha Stasyi

    There’s no resembling with Grace Kelly in Nicole. And she’s very tall

  • huytttersong

    I bet Gwyneth Paltrow wanted this soo bad!!!

  • taco

    Perfect choice!!!

  • Clostridium botulinum

    If she convince us in the role of a 32 years old woman (Grace Kelly age in 1961)….

  • I’m E!

    Nicole Kidman to play Grace Kelly? I agree with #6, I think Charlize is more appropiate for the role…
    I like Nicole but she no longer has a natural beauty like Kelly did…

  • margo

    @I’m E!:
    er, no. Have you seen her recently pic? I think you haven’t. Come back here when you did.

  • hughye

    She can perfectly play a 32-years old woman.
    http://www.justjared.com/2012/04/05/nicole-kidman-cannes/
    She’s stunning, elegant and sophisticated, like Grace.

  • robbhie

    I think she’s already preparing her self for the role. I haven’t see her so well in a while. She looks stunning.

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