Fergie joins Rob Marshall’s ‘Nine’

Cast includes Daniel Day-Lewis, Penelope Cruz

Singer Fergie is in negotiations to join the Rob Marshall-helmed musical “Nine” for the Weinstein Co. and Relativity Media.

She joins a cast that already includes Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cottilard, Penelope Cruz, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren and Judi Dench.

Role marks the Grammy-winning singer’s first major role in a bigscreen project. She had a small role in the Weinstein Co.’s “Grindhouse.”

Fergie will play Saraghina, a lusty woman who introduces Guido (Day-Lewis) to the world of sexuality.

Shooting starts in October in the U.K.

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