Nicole Kidman gets angry for Destroyer

Nicole Kidman plays Erin Bell, an aggressive detective worn down by tragedy, in Destroyer.
Nicole Kidman plays Erin Bell, an aggressive detective worn down by tragedy, in Destroyer.PHOTO: ANNAPURNA PICTURES

The actress says she would growl or let out a big yell before filming to get into character

LOS ANGELES • Nicole Kidman has entered a phase of her career so prolific you could watch her in three movies this autumn alone. Still, you have never seen her do anything quite like Destroyer.

In this gritty Los Angeles film noir from director Karyn Kusama, Kidman plays Erin Bell, a detective so worn down by a lifetime of tragedy that she seems barely alive.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 07, 2019, with the headline 'Nicole Kidman gets angry for Destroyer'. Print Edition | Subscribe