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First Shots Of Kidman as Mrs Coulter
At The Golden Compass' location shoot

04 October 2006  |  Written by   |  Source:

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After leaving the project but eventually returning, writer-director Chris Weitz is currently busy making the first His Dark Materials film – The Golden Compass, aka Northern Lights – on location around the UK.

And, despite the usual hefty security measures, there’s seemingly still no way to stop the stars being snapped as they walk to and from the set (though we’re sure the minute someone invents teleportation, most A-listers will have that written into their riders). So the first pictures of Nicole Kidman as scheming villainess Mrs Coulter have arrived online. And from the looks of these early shots, she’s the best-dressed evildoer since Cruella de Vil.

Take a look at two of her outfits here at and here at which is also reporting that young actor Ben Walker – last seen in the TV version of Sweeney Todd with Ray Winstone – has signed to play Roger.

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funny joke bluedragon21120.It's a joke right?It's a bit difficult to sense irony on a computer if It's not smack on. She looks good,however I alaways imagined her wearing something older,like in th XIX or early XX century. More

Posted by rams at 02:42 on 05 October 2006 | Report This Post

no no no
Kidman is the most smarmy, non-talent actresses of the last century. Watching her act not only ecos the emotion of paint drying, you cna also be fully aware that she is straining to act. Painful to watch, I swear this filmw ill be shiot if shes in it, which, she is. More

Posted by BlueDragon21120 at 17:22 on 04 October 2006 | Report This Post

Couldnae even get the name of my site right! It's Real Movie News But I didnae expect anything else seeing as how I posted the story up nearly a week ago now and Empire only notices it now! Gary Gary Editor More

Posted by The Z Review at 15:25 on 04 October 2006 | Report This Post

too many clothes. boo hiss. More

Posted by The Moog at 13:08 on 04 October 2006 | Report This Post

Wow she looks great. Though the outfit is not quite what I imagined Mrs Coulter to wear, but I know she suits the icy role to a tee. More

Posted by mintchocchip at 11:39 on 04 October 2006 | Report This Post

great book- defn. lookin forward 2 this one (despite controversy surrounding). More

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