People, Sep. 11, 1995


In Joyce Maynard's novel To Die For, preternaturally perky news anchor-wannabe Suzanne Maretto says that if her life is ever made into a movie, she'd like to be played by "that actress that just got married to Tom Cruise." Three years later, it has and she is. "After I got the part, I read the book and I thought 'Oh my God. This is so strange,'" says NICOLE KIDMAN, the wife in question. The character who gave her the nod is a mariticidal lunatic, but Kidman was flattered. "Even though Suzanne's totally wild and has a completely different...

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