Casting Couch: Kidman, Hutton, Malkovich

By Garth Franklin Friday December 3rd 2004 02:00PM

"Paramount has attached Nicole Kidman to star and Valerie Breiman to script "Wedding Season," a romantic comedy adaptation of the Darcy Cosper novel. Story is about a cynical woman and a longtime boyfriend who are dedicated to remaining unmarried, but question that strategy as they attend 17 weddings over a six-month span..." (full details)

"Paramount has signed Timothy Hutton to star opposite Queen Latifah and LL Cool J in its remake of "Last Holiday," directed by Wayne Wang. He'll portray the villain Kragen. Production began last month in New Orleans. "Last Holiday" is an update of the 1950 comedy starring Alec Guinness, with Latifah portraying a shy sales clerk who takes off for a European vacation after learning she has a terminal illness..." (full details)

"John Malkovich will play the lead in a movie about the life of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt. The movie, titled Klimt, will depict the life of the famous art nouveau painter whose masterpieces include The Kiss. Shooting will begin January 4th in Vienna..." (full details)

Thanks to 'Dust Bunny'