Moving from one film genre to another, Nicole Kidman is now setting her eyes on that of romantic comedy genre as she has just been reported to get attached to both star in and produce "Monte Carlo", which Fox 2000 and New Regency are co-financing.
Adapted from Jules Bass' novel "Headhunters", the project follows three Midwestern schoolteachers as they ditch a disappointing no-frills holiday in Paris and pose as wealthy women vacationing in Monaco. Accompanying Kidman on the producer's seat will be Rick Schwartz, who previously executive produced the actress' 2003 vehicle "The Human Stain."
Pic will be directed by Tom Bezucha who is also onboard to pen the script alongside Maria Maggenti and become one of two Bezucha is set to make for Fox 2000, the other being adventure drama "Orbit." The latter flick, an adaptation of the John Nance novel, has already got Sheldon Turner hired to work on the screenplay with Jennifer Klein producing via her Apartment 3B banner.