Hudson to guard the "Skeleton Key"

She’s surprisingly one of today’s most versatile actresses, and now Kate Hudson is swapping her comic wand for a cauldron of toil and trouble. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Goldie Jr is in talks to star in "Skeleton Key", which centers on a caretaker (Hudson) working with an elderly couple in their New Orleans home, which happens to have mysterious goings-on. Universal picked up the project as a spec script in the fall from screenwriter Ehren Kruger (The Ring) with Director Iian Softley already attached