Melissa McCarthy To Co-Star Nicole Kidman in Hulu's 'Nine Perfect Strangers'

The series reunites several members of the creative team behind Big Little Lies: author Moriarty, star and exec producer Kidman, writer and co-showrunner David E. Kelley and exec producer Bruna Papandrea.

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Talk about having a starry affair in a presentation and this does seem to be fitting in well. And this time, it gets even bigger as the one and only Melissa McCarthy is returning to TV.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, McCarthy has been roped in to star opposite another legend in the form of Nicole Kidman in Hulu's drama, Nine Perfect Strangers, based on a novel by Liane Moriarty.

he also will serve as an executive producer on the project, which is expected to debut in 2021. The series reunites several members of the creative team behind Big Little Lies: author Moriarty, star and exec producer Kidman, writer and co-showrunner David E. Kelley and exec producer Bruna Papandrea. The project comes from Kidman's Blossom Films, Papandrea's Made Up Stories and Endeavor Content.

Nine Perfect Strangers is set at a boutique wellness resort where nine stressed city dwellers go in an attempt to get on a path to a better way of living. The resort is overseen by Masha (Kidman), a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their minds and bodies.

McCarthy will play Francis, one of the nine. The project will be her first series-regular role since CBS' comedy Mike & Molly ended in 2016. 

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