According to Variety, Nicole Kidman and her new Blueprint Films production shingle have signed a three-year first-look production deal with Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group.

King and Initial garnered 11 Oscar nominations for producing and co-financing The Aviator.

Through the new deal, Blueprint recently optioned the rights to novel "The Quality of Life Report" written by Meghan Daum. Pic is still in early stages of development and it hasn't been determined if Kidman will star in the pic, but she will produce with King and Blueprint head Rick Schwartz.

The book, Daum's debut novel, is the tale of a New York TV producer who while on assignment falls in love with the small Midwest town of Prairie City and relocates from the big city to the country.

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Brian B.