Daniel Day-Lewis considers musical

Daniel Day-LewisCould one of the most revered and honored actors ever to grace a movie screen possibly be considering starring in a musical? It’s truetwo-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis, who’s known to be extremely picky about the roles he’ll accept, is in negotiations to star in the movie version of the Broadway musical Nine. Day-Lewis would play movie director Guido Contini, a role which was originated in 1982 by the late Raul Julia, who was nominated for a Tony. Antonio Banderas also earned a Tony nomination when he played the role in a 2003 revival of the production. Already confirmed to appear in the movie, which will be directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago) are Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz and Nicole Kidman.

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  1. quinn • May 16, 2008 @ 4:31 PM

    Heck why not sing. There are a lot of singers who shouldn’t sing but they do. He might be pretty good.

  2. Nancy • May 16, 2008 @ 5:04 PM

    I’m totally ecstatic!! Can’t wait!!

  3. Jo-Anne • May 17, 2008 @ 6:32 PM

    Interesting stuff, I would check it out for sure. Different role for him and good for him to broaden his horizons, yes, agree.

  4. Chris • May 17, 2008 @ 10:27 PM

    GO DANIEL GO! He would be awesome in Nine, the guy can do no wrong in any role he does! He’s an AMAZING actor and would be awesome to see him in the musical. Backed by Rob Marshall, he’s under good company.

  5. EQM • May 18, 2008 @ 11:45 AM

    Broaden those horizons = go for it!

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