She is starring in not one, but two upcoming movies, alongside Colin Farrell, both set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next week. And each of Nicole Kidman’s new films are gritty, dark and risqué in equal measure. So chat show host Graham Norton was keen to probe the Oscar-winner, 49, on the intricate details of making such movies.
However, things got a bit awkward, given that the Hollywood star was doing the interview joint, alongside her husband Keith Urban, making a rare chat show appearance together.
Speaking about one of the films, The Beguiled, Nicole said: ‘I had to give him a sponge bath and it took about a day!’ Graham then asked the The Others actress if those sorts of scenes are awkward. ‘Considering what Colin and I did in The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, that was nothing,’ she replied, referencing the second project set for a released this year with her hunky co-star.
She then added, jokingly: ‘Can we move on? My husband is on the show!’ Nicole will be attending the Cannes Film Festival to promote the movies; and Graham asked if she ships masses of outfits out to the event ahead of her arrival. ‘I prepare; but I pretty much just pack and go and hope for the best. Luckily Keith is very good with a needle and thread!’
The Killing Of A Sacred Deer is a psychological thriller-horror film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, and has been selected to compete for the Palme d’Or in the main competition section at the Festival, with a release date set for November 3. It follows the story of a prominent surgeon