Date: 13th October 2004

Nicole Kidman in talks to join Crowe and Rush

Nicole Kidman is in talks to join the cast of Eucalyptus.

Kidman would join Russell Crowe, Geoffrey Rush and director Jocelyn Moorhouse on the film, an adaptation of Murray Bail's novel reports Variety

The book is set in New South Wales, an Australian state, where a widower (Rush) announces his beautiful daughter can marry only the man who can identify each of the hundreds of species of eucalyptus trees overwhelming the grounds of his estate.

However, the daughter has become smitten with a mysterious New Zealander (Crowe) who has enchanted her with a tale to correspond with each eucalyptus tree.

The film is expected to begin production early next year.

Source: Press Release