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.