Rachel Weisz to Star in ‘Dead Ringers’ Series Adaptation at Amazon, Alice Birch to Write https://t.co/nGRDehdc7g— Variety (@Variety) August 18, 2020
- Adaptation of the 1988 David Cronenberg movie.
- Rachel Weisz will star as the genderbent twin gynecologists who share everything, played by Jeremy Irons in the original movie.
- 'Weisz came up with the idea for the series and brought it to Annapurna Television.'
- Rachel Weisz first regular television role.
- Ordered straight-to-series by Amazon.
'This series is a thrilling tale about ambition, self-interest, and the manipulation of power,” said Naegle, Annapurna’s chief content officer. “Rachel’s unequivocal depth as an actor make her the perfect person to bring the new Mantle twins to life in Alice’s fresh take on the original, which will no doubt be even more twisted.'