Nicole Kidman is in talks to replace Gwyneth Paltrow in the upcoming English-language remake of the Argentinian thriller The Secret in Their Eyes.

The original film won the Academy Award for best foreign-language film in 2010.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kidman is in negotiations to replace Paltrow in the director Billy Ray's film, which will also star Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

The Secret in Their Eyes centres on a retired attorney who seeks closure for an unsolved case and for his unrequited love for his former superior by writing a book, however the process unveils decades-long secrets.