Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth to Play Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier

Entertainment Aug. 15, 2012 AT 3:15PM
Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth Credit: Mike Marsland/; George Pimentel/

Tim Roth and Nicole Kidman are set to play royalty.

Variety reports that the Arbitrage actor, 51, will star alongside the Oscar-winning actress, 45, in Grace of Monaco as Prince Rainier III and Grace Kelly.

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The film will tell the story of the Hollywood actress-turned-princess' influence on the Principality of Monaco, as well as how she and her husband decided to address a national tax crisis -- together.

Princess Grace and Prince Rainier
Princess Grace and Prince Rainier
Credit: Newscom

Frank Langella is also reportedly in talks to play the priest who introduced Kelly and Prince Ranier, while actress Paz Vega will appear as famed opera singer Maria Callas, who dated Aristotle Onassis and was one of Kelly's closest friends.

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