Oscar winning actress Nicole Kidman is in negotiations to star
in New Line Cinema's The Golden Compass to be released in
November 2007. She would be playing the role of the villainous and
glamorous Mrs. Coulter.
Based on the first part of Philip Pullman's His Dark
Materials, the movie also casts Dakota Blue Richards. Dakota
Blue Richards plays the role of Lyra, a girl who travels to a
parallel universe to fight the forces of evil and rescue her best
The movie would be directed by Chris Weitz and is said to be New
Line's biggest project after The Lord of the Rings at $150
Kidman won the Academy Award for her leading role in The
Moulin Rouge in 2002.