Beautiful ladies joining Nine and Death Race
08.21.07 by reelz
Today is deal day for Hollywood's beauties.
Director Rob Marshall and producer Harvey Weinstein are in talks with Penelope Cruz (Volver, Vanilla Sky), Marion Cotillard (A Good Year, La Vie en Rose), Sophia Loren (Grumpier Old Men) and Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago, No Reservations) to star in Nine, the film adaptation of the musical based on Fellini's 8 1/2.
Javier Bardem (Collateral) will be playing the lead, a man named Guido Contini who has trouble balancing all the women in his life, says Variety. Cruz will play his mistress and Cotillard his wife. Marshall and Weinstein are trying to convince Zeta-Jones to play his nurse and Loren the ghost of his mother.
And model Natalie Martinez is in talks to star opposite Jason Statham (War, Crank) in the upcoming remake of Death Race. It will be the former model's first feature film, says The Hollywood Reporter.