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Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz will be starring in the new film, The Lobster, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lanthimos said, "I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to work with such great actors. Their contribution to our film will enrich and expand the world we are trying to create and explore. Furthermore our team of old and new collaborators makes me very confident and excited to start making this film.”
The Lobster is a film about an unconventional love story set in the future. In the future, finding a partner has become a matter of life or death. It was written by Lanthimos and his long-time collaborator, Efthimis Filippou, reports Variety.
The producers are Lanthimos, Lee Magiday, Ed Guiney and Ceci Dempsey, with Element’s Andrew Lowe acting as executive producer.
Yorgos Lanthimos recently directed Dogtooth, My Best Friend and Alps. Colin Farrell was previously seen in the films, Dead Man Down, Pride and Glory, In Bruges and The New World. Rachel
Weisz starred in Agora, The Whistleblower, Dream House and The Bourne Legacy.
The Lobster, which is Lanthimos first English-language film, will begin filming March 24 in Ireland.