Washington, Mar 1 : Nicole Richie has reportedly been approached to play a lead role in Broadway production's 'Chicago'.
Richie has been offered the lead role of Roxie Hart in the film, but has not yet decided.
"She's definitely interested and weighing it out with the timing of the baby," Uamagazine.com quoted a friend as saying.
"It is in the super early stages of discussions and no decision has been made yet.
"It would give her a reason to really show her talent and to stay in the new place in NY Joel just got. It also shows people are really excited about Nicole right now," the pal added.
According to sources, the 26-year-old actress, who recently gave birth to daughter Harlow, also has some other interesting offers.
"She is also weighing some other amazing offers but 2008 is going to be really exciting for her," said a source.
"She just working it all out and keeping Harlow in mind with everything she does, of course!" the source added.