Rachel Weisz plays a set of twins in very first appearance images from Prime Video’s Dead Ringers television program. David Cronenberg’s initial 1988 thriller Dead Ringers starred Jeremy Irons as a set of twin gynecologists ending up being included with a movie starlet looking for fertility treatments. Now Dead Ringers is getting a reboot program, with Weisz playing gender-swapped variations of the initial film’s strange mutation-obsessed twin medical professionals.

The Dead Ringers reboot was really revealed all the method back in 2020, and just now have very first appearance images from the job shown up (through Vogue).

Featuring Weisz in her double function as Beverly and Elliot Mantle, the images are every bit as strange and slightly scary as one may anticipate from a reboot of a Cronenberg thriller.

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Rachel Weisz as twins in Dead Ringers, both looking identical except one wears her hair up, the other down

Co- composed by Cronenberg and Norman Snider, the initial Dead Ringers was influenced by the lives of Stewart and Cyril Marcus, a set of real-life twin gynecologists who practiced together in New York till they both passed away at the very same time in 1975. The brand-new Dead Ringers will now put a distinctly female spin on this story of medical secret, not just including Weisz as the medical professionals, however likewise Normal People Emmy- candidate Alice Birch as the program’s developer, author and executive manufacturer.

The short Dead Ringers synopsis rather enigmatically checks out, “The Mantle twins, identical from head to toe, are on a mission to change the way women give birth, starting in Manhattan.” Alongside the headlining star Weisz, the extremely strong Dead Ringers cast likewise consists of Britne Oldford (The Umbrella Academy) as Genevieve, Poppy Liu (Hacks) as Greta, Michael Chernus (Captain Phillips) as Tom, Jennifer Ehle (Saint Maud) as Rebecca and Emily Meade (The Deuce) as Susan.

The six-episode series boasts some strong directorial skill also, with Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Karena Evans (Gossip Girl), Karyn Kusama (Jennifer’s Body), and Lauren Wolkstein ( Y: The Last Man) splitting helming responsibilities. Dead Ringers is slated to strike Prime Video on April 21, 2023.

Source: Vogue