Scheduling conflict forces actress out of pic
Nicole Kidman has ankled her role in Woody Allen’s latest, untitled project.Pic, which co-stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Brolin, Naomi Watts and Freida Pinto, is set to start shooting in London in the summer. A scheduling conflict arose due to Kidman producing (through her Rabbit Hole productions)and starring with Aaron Eckhart in the film “Rabbit Hole,” being directed by John Cameron-Mitchell and filming on the East Coast this summer. There is no word yet on who Kidman’s replacement will be. Steve Tenenbaum, Gravier Prods.’ Letty Aronson and Mediapro’s Jaume Roures are producing, with Mediapro also financing. Gravier and Mediapro previously teamed to make Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” Allen’s London-set project will be the first of a three-picture deal between Allen and Mediapro. Spain’s Imagina Intl. is handling international sales.