Rachel Weisz to Produce and Star in Adaptation of Naomi Alderman Novel ‘Disobedience’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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Following the opening of her new drama “Denial,” Rachel Weisz is set to star and produce an adaptation of the Naomi Alderman novel “Disobedience.” Weisz will produce alongside Ed Guiney, who will produce through his Element Pictures shingle, Frida Torresblanco, who will produce through her banner Braven Films and Film 4. Sebastian Lelio direct the… Read more »

Alessandro Nivola In Talks To Join Rachel Weisz & Rachel McAdams In ‘Disobedience’

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EXCLUSIVE: Alessandro Nivola is in talks to join the cast of Disobedience, the Sebastian Lelio-directed drama starring Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams and based on Naomi Alderman’s 2006 novel. Nivola will play McAdams’ husband, an orthodox rabbi in North London whose marriage is threatened by his wife’s forbidden romance with a lapsed Jewish woman (Weisz)… Read more »

FilmNation, Film4 team on ‘Disobedience’

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  US sales outfit FilmNation has boarded writer-director Sebastian Lelio’s (Gloria) prestige drama Disobedience, which it will co-finance with Carol backer Film4. Spotlight star Rachel McAdams and Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener) will star in the romantic-drama based on Naomi Alderman’s novel about the estranged daughter of a rabbi who returns from New York… Read more »

Rachel McAdams joins Rachel Weisz in Sebastián Lelio’s ‘Disobedience’

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  Spotlight star Rachel McAdams is attached to star alongside Rachel Weisz in Chilean director Sebastián Lelio’s (Gloria) Disobedience.The film is an adaptation of author Naomi Alderman’s novel of the same name. As well as starring in the film, Oscar-winner Weisz is also set to produce alongside Room producer Ed Guiney of Dublin-based Element Pictures… Read more »

VISCERAL

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Status: In Development Frédéric Jardin, Writer/Director Frida Torresblanco, Producer Marco Cherqui, Producer   A driven young doctor gets in over her head when she becomes involved in a black market organ ring and falls for a suspicious ambulance driver.   “Georgina Campbell, Faye Dunaway Topline New Thriller From ‘Sleepless Night’ Director”

LONG GONE

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Status: In Development F. Scott Frazier, Writer Frida Torresblanco, Producer Bryan Furst , Producer Sean Furst , Producer   When Alice discovers her boss’ dead body, it soon becomes clear that someone has framed her for the murder and she must frantically uncover her family’s deepest secrets and prove her innocence.

EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Weisz to star in and produce true story; Protagonist launches in Cannes.

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  Rachel Weisz is to star in and produce $15m kidnapping thriller Snatchback, from Dredd director Pete Travis. Oscar-winner Weisz (The Constant Gardener) co-developed the project and will produce alongside Frida Torresblanco (Pan’s Labyrinth, Magic Magic) of New York-based Braven Films. Travis, also known for making Omagh and Vantage Point, has written the script and… Read more »

Cannes: Rachel Weisz Boards Kidnapping Thriller ‘Snatchback’

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CANNES — Rachel Weisz is set to star in “Snatchback,” a thriller set in the dangerous world of illegal child recovery. It is written and will be directed by Pete Travis (“Vantage Point”). Weisz, who appears in two competition films at Cannes — “The Lobster” and “Youth,” developed the project with Travis and producer Frida… Read more »

Rachel Weisz to Star in Pete Travis’ Thriller ‘Snatchback’

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CANNES — Rachel Weisz is set to star in “Snatchback,” a thriller set in the dangerous world of illegal child recovery. It is written and will be directed by Pete Travis (“Vantage Point”). Weisz, who appears in two competition films at Cannes — “The Lobster” and “Youth,” developed the project with Travis and producer Frida… Read more »

JULIUS WINSOME

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Status: In Development Frida Torresblanco, Producer Aloof, hard, crystalline and inscrutable, Julius Winsome lives alone with the north woods of Maine with his only companion, his dog Hobbes. But when his dog is killed by hunters, their carelessness sets Julius’s out of society and on a course for revenge.