Rumours are flying that Nicole Kidman has signed up to join
, a drama written and directed by Lee Daniels (
If Kidman does come aboard, she will be joining Zac Efron and Matthew McConaughey, who are already confirmed as part of the cast.
The plot of The Paperboy revolves around a journalist investigating a case involving an inmate on death row.
If Nicole Kidman takes the part she will be replacing Sofia Vergara, who was set to play the role of a woman who writes letters to inmates, before scheduling conflicts got in the way.
The Paperboy is due for release next year.