Date: 9th January 2008

Winslet Replaces Pregnant Kidman in Film

Kate Winslet has replaced Nicole Kidman in World War II drama The Reader, after the pregnant Australian actress pulled out of the project. Kidman on Monday confirmed she is expecting a baby with her husband Keith Urban. She was due to start shooting the adaptation of German author Bernhard Schlink's book with director Stephen Daldry later this month, but withdrew from the movie after learning of her pregnancy.

Source: Press Release