EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Kidman is again at HBO with one other high-profile restricted sequence primarily based on a novel, The Perfect Nanny. Kidman and Pen15 co-creator and co-lead Maya Erskine are set to star within the mission, which HBO landed in a really aggressive scenario. Erskine is the creator and author of the restricted sequence, primarily based on the e book of the identical title by Leïla Slimani. Legendary Entertainment is the co-studio with HBO.
In The Perfect Nanny, a seemingly good nanny goes to work for a pair with two younger kids, however her useful persona ultimately deteriorates into one thing sinister.
Kidman and Per Saari govt produce for Kidman’s Blossom Films; Erskine additionally govt produces alongside Pascal Caucheteux for Why Not Productions, and Philippe Godeau for Pan-Européenne.
Kidman beforehand starred and govt produced HBO’s Big Little Lies, which originated as a restricted sequence and earned her an performing and producing Emmy award, and The Undoing.
The actor, who is also an Oscar, Golden Globe and SAG Award winner, will subsequent be seen in Lulu Wang’s drama sequence Expats for Amazon Prime, which Kidman stars in and govt produces. She additionally stars within the Netflix romantic comedy A Family Affair reverse Zac Efron and Joey King, set for a Nov 2023 launch. She is at the moment in manufacturing on Lioness, a Paramount+ authentic sequence she govt produces and seems in reverse Zoe Saldana. Kidman may even star in and govt produce Amazon Studios thriller Holland, Michigan, set to begin manufacturing in 2023.
Erskine is a co-creator, co-lead and govt producer of Hulu’s Emmy-nominated comedy sequence, Pen15,
The Perfect Nanny, which was impressed by the grotesque 2012 Krim kids homicide, was initially revealed by Gallimard in France in 2016, with translation rights offered in a bidding struggle in 40 territories, making it a global bestseller. The novel, which has been praised for its exploration of race and sophistication divisions in opposition to the background of each mum or dad’s worst worry, the dying of their kids, was awarded France’s highest literary prize, the Prix Goncourt. Its 2018 American version made The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year record. In the UK, The Perfect Nanny, titled Lullaby, gained Debut of the Year on the British Book Awards 2019.
Kidman is repped by CAA, Media Talent Group and Jackoway Tyerman. Erskine is repped by Gersh, Mosaic, and lawyer Melissa Fox. Slimani is repped by Frédérique Massart of Gallimard.