It’s a ‘Moulin Rouge’ Reunion! June 6, 2017 by Hiko Mitsuzuka @TheFirstEcho It’s hard to imagine that Baz Luhrmann’s groundbreaking musical, Moulin Rouge, opened in theaters 16 years ago. The film’s stars, Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, recently reunited for Variety‘s “Actors on Actors” series to chat about their Emmy award-worthy roles in HBO’s Big Little Lies and FX’s Fargo, respectively. (After all, it is For Your Consideration season here in Hollywood.) But halfway through their fascinating one-on-one conversation, the topic turned to the 2001 musical as they started to reminisce about the year-long process it took to perfect the visually stunning Oscar-nominated movie. Apparently there was some “great food” and “great parties” during “some wild nights” on set. (Kidman even remembers her first experience with absinthe.) Check it out: Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.