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‘I am devastated and furious’: 12 actors controversially recast in films, from Johnny Depp to Rachel Weisz

Nothing riles up actors or their fans quicker than a controversial bit of recasting. Venture into any Fantastic Beasts hashtag – or the YouTube comments section for its latest trailer – and you’ll be inundated by Johnny Depp fans condemning his exit from the franchise.Often it becomes a poisoned chalice for the film itself, fans quick to express their anger at the idea of a Mummy movie without Rachel Weisz, or a Nightmare on Elm Street revival without the original Freddy Krueger.Many times it’s the actors themselves who go public with their upset, from Terrence Howard’s frustrations with Marvel to...
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Will Rachel Weisz and David Harbour be in Hawkeye?

Hawkeye is already halfway through airing, but there are sure to be plenty more surprises in store for the back half of the first season! In addition to showcasing favorite characters like Clint and the Barton family, the show has also introduced new faces like Hailee Steinfeld’s Kate Bishop, Vera Farmiga as her mother Eleanor, and the terrifying Echo.
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Tomas Alfredson to Direct Rachel Weisz in Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Attempting to climb out of director’s jail after the disastrous The Snowman, Tomas Alfredson returned to his native country of Sweden for the comedy Se upp för Jönssonligan, which landed with poor reception and hasn’t seen the light of day here in the United States. However, it looks like the Let the Right One In and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy director will get another crack with a high-profile project.
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Rachel Weisz To Star in Legendary’s Adaptation of ‘Seance on a Wet Afternoon’, Tomas Alfredson To Direct

EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Weisz is set star in and produce Legendary’s adaptation of acclaimed suspense novel Seance on a Wet Afternoon with Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy helmer Tomas Alfredson to direct. Alfredson comes aboard the project replacing Harry Bradbeer, who will remain on as an executive producer as he recently returned to direct Legendary’s Enola Holmes sequel after the success of the first film. BAFTA and Tony-winner Jack Thorne wrote the draft, from a story by himself and Bradbeer. Based on Mark McShane’s acclaimed 1961 suspense novel of the same name, the story follows a self-proclaimed psychic medium who convinces her husband to kidnap a child...
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Rachel Weisz to star in Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Rachel Weisz is to star in 'Seance on a Wet Afternoon'. The 51-year-old actress will join forces with helmer Tomas Alfredson, after he replaced Harry Bradbeer - who will remain as executive producer - as director on the motion picture. According to Deadline, Jack Thorne has penned the draft script...
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Rachel Weisz to Star in Upcoming Adaptation of Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Rachel Weisz will star and produce the upcoming adaptation of the acclaimed suspense novel Seance on a Wet Afternoon, according to a report from Deadline. Weisz joins the project alongside Tomas Alfredson, who has been attached to direct after Harry Bradbeer stepped away from the film to direct the sequel to Enola Holmes, but will remain as an executive producer.
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Rachel Weisz joins suspense adaptation ‘Séance on a Wet Afternoon’

Rachel Weisz is to team up with ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ filmmaker Tomas Alfredson on an adaptation of the 1961 novel ‘Séance on a Wet Afternoon.’. Alfredson replaces Harry Bradbeer at the helm of the suspense feature which is based on Mark McShane’s acclaimed 1961 novel. It tells the story of a self-proclaimed psychic medium who convinces her husband to kidnap a child so she can help the police solve the crime and achieve renown for her abilities. When her true intentions come to light, however, her husband realizes the plan threatens to consume them both.
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FT Weekend Quiz: Clark Kent, Rachel Weisz and ‘The Testaments’

Our ‘Round on the Links’ quiz tests your ability to draw connections. Thinking caps on!. Get a shot of weekend inspiration with the best in life, arts and culture. Delivered every Saturday morning. All the answers here are linked in some way. Once you’ve spotted the link, any you didn’t...
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Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz dress up for date night

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz know how to stand out from the crowd. The couple were dressed in their red carpet best while walking through the streets of Brooklyn after a romantic dinner date on Saturday night, as seen in photos exclusively obtained by Page Six. Craig, 53, looked sharp...
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Worth A Watch: THE MERCY Starring Colin Firth & Rachel Weisz

Based on a remarkable true story, The Mercy sees Colin Firth star as amateur sailor, Donald Crowhurst. He decides to take part in a competition to circumnavigate the globe solo but as soon as he sets-off (well, actually before) he releases that he’s woefully unprepared. Rather than risk his life trying, he decides to lie about his route and then sail back to the finish line once everyone else has completed the competition. Things take a bad turn when each of the other sailors drop out one by one.
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Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig’s Relationship Timeline

The perfect timing! After being friends for years, Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig formed a romantic relationship after working on their first project together. In February 2010, Weisz and Craig connected on the set of Dream House. Several months later, the Lovely Bones actress split from director Darren Aronofsky after nine years together. The former couple welcomed son Henry in 2006.
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‘Hacks’ Star Poppy Liu Joins Rachel Weisz in ‘Dead Ringers’ Amazon Series

Poppy Liu has joined the cast of “Dead Ringers” at Amazon, Variety has learned. She joins previously announced series lead Rachel Weisz and recently announced cast member Michael Chernus. The series was announced at the streaming service in August 2020 with a straight-to-series order. It is a modern update of the 1988 David Cronenberg film of the same name. The series version will see Weisz playing the double lead role of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, twins who share everything: drugs, lovers, and an unapologetic desire to do whatever it takes, including pushing the boundaries on medical ethics in an effort to challenge...
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