Rachel Weisz will be pulling double duty on the television adaption of Dead Ringers, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The 50-year-old actress is taking over the role originated by Jeremy Irons in the movie version of the project.
The show will follow the Mantle twins, who share everything — including drugs and lovers — as they push the boundaries of medical ethics in an effort to challenge antiquated practices and bring women’s health care to the forefront.
The Dead Ringers television series will be on Amazon and marks Rachel‘s first regular television project and will be written by Alice Birch.
“I am so lucky to have such brilliant partners in Annapurna and Amazon Studios, and I’m thrilled to be collaborating with the exceptionally talented Alice Birch,” Rachel shared in a statement. “I can’t wait to go on this journey with all of them.”
Earlier in the year, Rachel made a rare appearance with husband, Daniel Craig. See what they were involved in here…
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