LATEST: Bosses of Kate Hudson's upcoming movie are planning to push its production back by up to seven months, following her pregnancy announcement.

The ALMOST FAMOUS star, who recently announced that she and rocker husband Chris Robinson will become parents early next year (04), was supposed to begin production on film studio UNIVERSAL's THE SKELETON KEY in September (03).

But her announcement has prompted discussions about whether to reschedule the shoot or go on without her, with the studio eyeing a mid-March or early-April (04) start date.

A spokesman for the actress says she is currently "in conversations" for rescheduling the movie.

Hudson, daughter of evergreen actress Goldie Hawn, will play a kindly hospice worker who moves into an old Louisiana mansion on the invitation of a dying patient, only to face supernatural manipulation by the house's former inhabitants, who practiced voodoo a century earlier.

24/06/2003 21:09