Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films has signed a three-year, first-look feature film production deal with 20th Century Fox and Fox 2000 and set up a pair of projects at the studio.
Pics in development are “The Bachelorette Party,” adapted for the screen by Karen Lutz from her novel; and Fox-New Regency’s “Headhunters,” penned by writer-director Jez Butterworth, with whom Kidman worked on “Birthday Girl.”
Also set up is an untitled spy thriller to be written by Simon Kinberg, starring Kidman and produced by Blossom with Laurence Mark for Regency Enterprises and Fox.
The Blossom Film offices will be housed on the Fox lot, developing projects for Kidman to star in and/or produce.
Per Saari heads development and production for Blossom, having worked with Kidman for the past three years. Previously, he was an exec at Robert Redford’s Wildwood Enterprises and South Fork Pictures. He’s developed “The Motorcycle Diaries,” “The Legend of Bagger Vance” and “People I Know.”
Kidman developed and co-produced the Jane Campion thriller “In the Cut,” starring Meg Ryan. This month, she begins shooting an untitled film with Jennifer Jason Leigh for director Noah Baumbach. Her other upcoming films include “Fur,” a biopic of photographer Diane Arbus; Warner Bros.’ horror pic “The Visiting”; and Warner toon “Happy Feet.”