Nicole Kidman to Star in ‘Pretty Things’ Amazon Adaptation

Nicole Kidman to Star in ‘Pretty Things’ Amazon Adaptation

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image via daily mail Nicole Kidman is set to star in Amazon’s new series Pretty Things based on Janelle Brown’s upcoming novel. Random House will be releasing Pretty Things on April 21st. The story follows a grifter named Nina and an Instagram influencer named Vanessa. The two meet at Vannessa’s family estate where Nina wants some payback. Nina is caring for her ill con artist mother while Vanessa is struggling with a broken-off engagement. image via amazon It is still unclear what Kidman’s role is. However, she will be producing the new series via Blossom Films. Reed Morano, who directed …

Authors Oprah Winfrey, Jane Goodall Included in Activist Art Installation

Authors Oprah Winfrey, Jane Goodall Included in Activist Art Installation

Book Culture

Equal rights activists, artists, and married couple Gillie and Marc Schattner are bringing gender-balanced public art to global cities with their new initiative, “Statues for Equality,” which aims to introduce statues of living women to cities that favor statues of male figures (so, most cities). New York will be the first city to display 10 of the artist-couple’s statues, all of which will pay tribute to living women. Authors among these women will include renowned public figures Oprah Winfrey (author of What I Know for Sure) and Jane Goodall (author of In the Shadow of Man). According to the couple’s …

Nicole Kidman to Star in Adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s ‘The Female Persuasion’

Nicole Kidman to Star in Adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s ‘The Female Persuasion’

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Maybe you’re already a fan of Nicole Kidman’s work on the award-winning adaptation of Liane Moriary’s Big Little Lies and are waiting in anticipation for Season 2 of the HBO series. While you will have to wait a while longer (many speculate that it won’t air until sometime next year), you can start getting excited about Kidman’s next project: a film adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel The Female Persuasion.   The book, which was published just over two weeks ago by Riverhead Books, follows a shy college freshman named Greer who hopes that her life will be changed after she …