In her 31-year career, her roles have ranged from the morose to the deliciously sadistic. There are a few straight comedies in her résumé, but Kidman is the first to admit that she just doesn’t get many offers to do that type of work.
She’s won an Oscar. She’s worked with Stanley Kubrick, Jane Campion and Lars Von Trier. So how did she end up in a modest role as a delightfully villainous taxidermist in the children’s film Paddington with a relatively unknown director at the helm?