Nicole Kidman in Nine Perfect Stangers

Nine Perfect Strangers: the chilling trailer is creeping us out (in a good way)

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Nicole Kidman’s performance in the new trailer for her next psychological thriller, Nine Perfect Lives, is giving us goosebumps. Here’s everything we know about the show so far…

When Nicole Kidman signs up to a project, you know it’s going to be a must-watch. 

We quickly became addicted to her psychological thriller with Hugh Grant, The Undoing, when it launched during the second lockdown last year. She then brought some much-needed glitz  at Christmas in Netflix musical, The Prom. And we’re hoping that there is some truth behind those rumours of a third season of Big Little Lies, which she of course stars in alongside Reese Witherspoon. 

But the next Kidman series project we’re excited about is based on a book by Liane Moriarty (the same brilliant author behind Big Little Lies). 

What is Nine Perfect Strangers about?

Nine Perfect Strangers is a psychological thriller, starring Kidman and Melissa McCarthy. It follows the story of nine strangers who are thrown into one another’s lives as they arrive together for an intensive programme at a much-hyped wellness retreat tucked away in the Australian outback. Each has their own reasons for checking in, from grief-stricken parents to a struggling novelist and a Lottery-winning couple whose marriage is on the edge.

Melissa MCarthy in Nine Perfect Strangers
Melissa McCarthy stars alongside Nicole Kidman in the chilling Nine Perfect Strangers.

Who stars in Nine Perfect Strangers?

McCarthy plays one of the protagonists, lost-soul novelist Francis, as well as serving as an executive producer for the show. Kidman joins the Bridesmaids star in the executive producer’s chair and, like McCarthy, she also stars in the miniseries, as the resort’s ethereal (and very creepy) leader Masha.

Is there a trailer for Nine Perfect Strangers?

The full-length trailer has been released and it is giving us goosebumps.

The trailer is a chilling watch, with Kidman relishing in the eccentric role. “Supposedly, she completely changes people…” one of the guests innocently says about the her.

It looks like this isn’t going to be a relaxing week of yoga and chai tea at your usual health retreat. There’s a lot of turmoil, dramatic screaming and creepy conversations. Oh, and is anyone else freaked out by the fact that they seem to be lying in their own graves? 

When will Nine Perfect Strangers be released?

Amazon Prime Video has announced that Nine Perfect Strangers will launch exclusively on the streaming platform on 20 August 2021 worldwide. It looks like it’s going to be the perfect way to feel a chill during this long, hot summer.

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