Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman may be heading to Themyscira for Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman movie
Director Patty Jenkins’ upcoming Wonder Woman movie may have just gained an Academy Award winner. According to The Wrap, none other than Nicole Kidman is in talks to join Gal Gadot and Chris Pine for the DC Comics adaptation. Although the specific part Nicole Kidman is up for has not yet been revealed, the outlet claims that she’d play “a high-ranking Amazonian warrior” and goes on to speculate that the role might be that of Amazon Queen Hippolyta. It’s also very easy to imagine Nicole Kidman playing the villainous sorceress Circe as well, although the character has only been rumored to appear in the 2017 release.
Gal Gadot is attached to headline Wonder Woman, opening in theaters on June 23, 2017. The character will make her first cinematic appearance, however, in next year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It’s pretty much a guarantee, too, that Wonder Woman will play an important role in Justice League Part One, hitting theaters on November 10, 2017.
Nicole Kidman, who earned an Oscar for her performance in The Hours, recently took a villainous turn in Paul King’s acclaimed children’s book adaptation Paddington. Coming up, Kidman can be seen starring opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor and Julia Roberts in Billy Ray’s Secret in Their Eyes. Look for it to hit theaters later this month. Then, next year, Nicole Kidman teams with Robert Pattinson and James Franco, headlining Werner Herzog’s Gertrude Bell biopic, Queen of the Desert.
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