Directed by Maria Sødahl, the film Hope is the Norwegian entry for Best International Feature Film category at the 2021 Academy Awards. "With suspense, mystery, tragedy and humor, the series Hope will chronicle twelve days of a family’s Christmas together, the unravelling of a marriage, with six children between them, in this large complicated blended family drama," per Deadline. "Hope is a falling in love again story." Hope will be adapted by Alice Bell. Kidman is coming off of HBO's The Undoing and has been filming Hulu's Nine Perfect Strangers.