"I was terrified of it," the Daily Telegraph quoted Kidman as telling Britain"s Empire magazine. "I am not a natural singer in the sense that I don"t love getting up in front of a group of people and just belting out a tune. It needs to be coaxed out of me because I want my voice to tell a story and sometimes it doesn"t have the capacity to do that.
"When Nine director Rob Marshall approached me, he told me a role had been written especially. He told me he wanted her to look like a goddess and I was a little overwhelmed by that," she added.