Oscar-winning British actress Rachel Weisz (50) is shooting for a thriller series as a producer and lead actress for Amazon Prime Video. The show is reportedly a psychological thriller named ‘Dead Ringers.”
The show is a reboot of the 1998 movie of the same name. It the previous edition, Jeremy Irons portrayed a double role on the screens of two psychotic twin brothers who are gynecologists. The movie was directed by David Cronenberg.
That’s what it’s about.
The television adaptation will most have a gender swap of characters with Rachel Weisz in the primary roles of two identical twins who are gynecologists. As reported, that storyline will differ slightly from the movie and take some dark turns revealing the dark side of the medicine and obsession.
Much noticed in the costume hit “The Favorite.”
Recently, Weisz hit the headlines for her role in ‘The Favorite’ alongside Olivia Colman and Emma Stone. She portrayed the character of a royal maid. The role pushed her to bag an Oscar nomination in 2019. Previously, the actress won an Oscar for Best Supporting Role in 2016 for her movie ‘The Eternal Gardener.’
Married to Daniel Craig
Weisz was engaged to US star director Darren Aronofsky, whom she met in 2002, and their son was born in 2006. In 2010 they separated. She has been married to her British colleague Daniel Craig since 2011. In 2018 their daughter was born.
Rachel Weisz: Her 10 Most Famous Films
1996: Out of Control
1999: The Mummy
2000: Beautiful Creatures
2001: Duel – Enemy at the Gates
2009: In My Heaven
2011: The Deep Blue Sea
2012: The Bourne Legacy
2013: The Fantastic World of Oz
2016: The Light Between Oceans
2018: The Favorite – intrigue, and madness
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