Little-known British actress LUCY PUNCH has been cast as Nicole Kidman's replacement in director Woody Allen's next movie.
The Hours star pulled out of the currently untitled project in May (09) due to scheduling conflicts.
But now Punch is set to step into Kidman's role, joining a star-studded line-up including Antonio Banderas, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Josh Brolin and Naomi Watts.
Allen has yet to reveal details of the plot, but shooting is set to begin in London this summer (09).