Daniel Day-Lewis Looks for the Lead in Nine
Daniel Day-Lewis by Todd Williamson/WireImage.com
There will be singing. Maybe.
According to Variety
is in talks to join the cast of
. He would be filling the role that Javier Bardem
recently dropped out of
due to exhaustion. However, a spokesman for the Weinstein Co. (which is producing the film) said until an announcement is made, Day-Lewis' casting is "pure conjecture."
The film, based on the stage musical originally inspired by the Felliini film
, follows Guido Contini, a famous filmmaker who has trouble balancing his professional life with his personal problems and a bevy of women.
will play the ladies in his life. -
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