Nicole Kidman is dedicated to bringing her characters to life on display screen. In her new restricted collection “Nine Perfect Strangers,” Kidman revealed she stayed in character for 5 months whereas filming in Australia.
The Emmy- and Oscar-award-winning actress, 54, instructed reporters throughout a Tv Affiliation Critics panel final week that whereas taking pictures the Hulu drama she did not break her accent.
Kidman performs a mysterious Russian wellness guru named Masha whose intentions aren’t clear.
“9 Good Strangers” is an adaptation of the 2018 novel of the identical identify, written by Liane Moriarty, who additionally penned “Huge Little Lies,” which Kidman was additionally in.
“I needed a really calm therapeutic vitality to emanate on a regular basis,” Kidman defined. “So I keep in mind going over to folks and type of placing my hand on their coronary heart, holding their hand, they’d speak to me or use my identify, Nicole, once I would utterly ignore them.”
“I’d solely reply as Masha,” she stated.
Kidman admitted that staying in character was “the one means [she] might truly relate to folks… I felt like in any other case, I might be doing a efficiency and I didn’t wish to really feel that means.”
She joked she’s slightly “batsh-t loopy.”
Earlier within the panel, Kidman described the present as “trippy” and “loopy.”
“When folks say outline what it’s, we nonetheless can’t,” she stated. “I imply, I dare you to ask any of us what style that is. We don’t know.”
“9 Good Strangers” additionally options Melissa McCarthy, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Shannon, Luke Evans, Regina Corridor and Samara Weaving.
The collection is on the market to stream on Hulu.