In what looks like a mildly unsettling, potential vision of the future, Nicole Kidman has aged about 20 years for her new role. - Why is Keanu Reeves at Parliament? Snapped on the set of season two of crime thriller ‘Top Of The Lake’, she wears a full-on tousled grey wig, and is dotted with age spots.
As far as American literary giants go, Thomas Wolfe is one of the biggest. Maybe not Ernest Hemingway or F. Scott Fitzgerald big, but Wolfe was hugely influential nonetheless. The upcoming biopic Genius will shed some new light on the author’s life and works (and propensity to go waaaaaay over word-count limits), and you can watch the first trailer for it above.
Feb. 22 is officially National Margarita Day in America, a perfect excuse to blend yourself a frosty beverage later today. It’s also an excellent reason to revisit the 1998 witchcraft romance Practical Magic starring Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Dianne Wiest, and Stockard Channing as a comely coven of witches who spend the movie hiding their special powers from small-townsfolk, dodging murder charges, and fighting the undead evil spirit of a terrible boyfriend. They also partake in one of the big screen’s most delightful magical midnight margarita-blending scenes, which you can watch above. ...
Nicole Kidman in ‘Malice’ Sex scenes can be as awkward for screenwriters as they are for actors. In a new interview with Vulture, Oscar-winning Steve Jobs writer Aaron Sorkin offers up a vividly awkward anecdote about his early work on the twisty 1993 psychological thriller, Malice, starring Alec Baldwin and Nicole Kidman. Sorkin, who shared writing credit on the project with another future star, Scott Frank (Out of Sight, Minority Report), said that during preproduction, he was asked by director Harold Becker to add a sex scene between the two stars in the second act. Sorkin delivered a “four-page scene of sexy banter that ended with, 'And they fall into bed, as we cut to the next morning, the quad on campus,’” but as Sorkin recalls, Becker wanted the juicy bits spelled out. Sorkin felt uncomfortable, having never written a sex scene before.