Rachel Weisz is set to get saucy in new movie
, which will be directed by
The Constant Gardener
’s Fernando Meirelles.
Weisz and Meirelles, who worked together alongside Ralph Fiennes in the 2005 movie that earned Weisz an Oscar, will re-team for the drama, which is based on a play from 1900 entitled
was previously adapted into Oscar-nominated '50s French film
, and follows “pairs of characters and their sexual encounters”, according to
. The material, penned by Austrian author Arthur Schnitzler, sought to expose and shatter societal boundaries when it came to sexual relations.
Peter Morgan, who is also currently working on the Sacha Baron Cohen-starring Freddie Mercury biopic, is writing the script.
Is it just us, or does this have ‘awards magnet’ stamped all over it?