According to Variety, song woman Fergie is in negotiations to join the musical Nine, which will be directed by Rob Marshall. The casting decision came after Marshell decided he needed a women who looks like she could take a big one as well as sing. If these negotiations go well she will play Saraghina, a lusty woman who introduces Daniel Day-Lewis’s character to the world of sexuality.
As well as two time Oscar winner Lewis, the film will also star Oscar nominees Penelope Cruz and Kate Hudson, and Oscar winners Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren, Judi Dench and Marion Cotillard.
Rehearsals will begin in August with filming scheduled to begin in October. It will be interesting to see Daniel Day-Lewis in a musical, as we haven’t seen him in express his vocal cords to a beat before.