The film is an adaptation of author Naomi Alderman’s novel of the same name. As well as starring in the film, rachel Weisz is also set to produce.
Alderman’s novel revolves around Ronit, the estranged daughter of a rabbi, who returns from New York to the Orthodox Jewish neighbourhood she grew up in North London, following her father’s death. Her arrival causes upheaval in the quiet community.
A London shoot is planned for this winter.