It’s a good-natured comedy drama set around the hunt for a sunken treasure, and Kate plays the feckless Mc Conaughey’s clever historian estranged wife. We met at Paramount and it was just easy, we talked and laughed, he was great and we had the best time, and it sort of stayed like that. Some people you connect with, and Matthew and I have always connected.’ In an ironic parallel to her film role playing a divorcing wife, though, she found herself getting divorced during the shooting of Fool’s Gold last year from her real-life husband of six years, the Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson. ‘It’s incredibly different circumstances – real life versus playing a picture, and Chris and I had no animosity,’ Kate is keen to point out.
I think that’s true for everybody.’ ‘I’m never worried about Kate.
I’m worried about the guy who marries Kate,’ her mother’s partner, actor Kurt Russell, observed when the couple got engaged. As for her new role as a single mother, ‘It’s pretty much the same as before. He loves to go on the road, and it’s not easy to bring a toddler on a tour bus.
NEWS: Kate Hudson Gets Candid About Why She Called Off Wedding With Matt Bellamy While Kate didn't exactly reveal much about her love life on co-star Matthew Mc Conaughey.
"I can't imagine you haven't," host Andy Cohen teased Kate, who seemed hesitant to answer.
Dolly is a huge fan of Scarlett and thinks she would be perfect for the role.
She has approached Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to see if they will produce the film, says a spy.
"I don't like addressing any kind of gossip," Kate said.
"My agent [Michael Kives] has been my 'mystery man' maybe 25 times.
But we remain extremely close.’ The partnership between the older rocker and the young, pretty daughter of Hollywood royalty did seem unlikely – there was a 13-year age gap and they got together just as she sprang to stardom with Almost Famous.