Nicole Kidman was announced some time ago to play Grace Kelly, the actress who became a princess, in “Grace of Monaco.” Now Tim Roth was chosen to play her husband, Prince Rainer III. The film will show how Grace Kelly skillfully maneuvered her prince through his political troubles with French Prime Minister Charles De Gaulle. Spanish actress Paz Vega, who voiced the Andalusian triplets in “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” will play opera diva Maria Callas, and Frank Langella has a supporting role.
Roth, one of the busiest actors working today, has completed “Arbitrage” with Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon, due out Sept. 14, and “The Absinthe Drinkers” with “Twilight Saga” star Peter Facinelli, John Hurt and Keith Carradine. No release date yet. Roth is currently shooting “Broken” with Cillian Murphy.