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*New book about Nicole Kidman*

Nicole Kidman is a dazzling example of contemporary commodity stardom. This book explores her journey from Australian actress to global superstar, looking at her work in many different contexts from film and television to fashion, commercials and philanthropy. Her performance as an award-winning actress and a celebrity, the influence of life events on her career and her cultural impact are assessed in detail, revealing a star narrative as compelling as any that features in her films.

Available July 2012

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Update on Nicole Kidman book

I’ve just finished writing my book about Nicole Kidman for a new BFI/Palgrave series on film stars edited by Martin Shingler and Susan Smith.  It’s an in-depth study of her commodity stardom, covering her celebrity activities as well as her film work and exploring new scholarship about screen performance. I’m looking forward to choosing the images!

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Hollywood Reporter actress roundtable

On 3 November 2010, the new Hollywood Reporter featured an hour-long roundtable discussion between Oscar-hopefuls Nicole Kidman, Annette Bening, Hilary Swank, Amy Adams, Natalie Portman and Helena Bonham Carter.

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