Women Talking cast include Rooney Mara, Claire Foy and Jessie Buckley
Sarah Polley is directing the film, to which Judith Ivey, Sheila McCarthy, Michelle McLeod and Ben Whishaw have also added.
Rooney mara, Claire Foy, Jessie buckley and Ben Whishaw will join triple Oscar winner Francoise McDormand in Sarah polleythe new film of women talking, who also added Judith Ivey, Sheila mccarthy, Michelle McLeod, August Winter, Liv McNeil and Kate hallett to its impressive cast.
Polley (Stories We Tell) writes and directs the adaptation of the feature films of Miriam Toews‘successful novel for MGM’s Orion Pictures label and Brad pittfrom Plan B Entertainment, which produces alongside McDormand and its Hear / Say Productions banner.
women talking is a critically acclaimed novel that follows a group of women in an isolated religious colony as they struggle to reconcile their faith with a series of sexual assaults by the colony’s men.
Deadline broke the news of the cast, which went pretty well. Mara has already won two Oscar nominations, while Foy has won an Emmy for The crown and Buckley has built a solid resume that will surely result in appointments right down the line – maybe as early as this fall, since his villainous turn in Fargo Season 4 is eligible this rewards season.
Mara will soon be seen in Guillermo del Toro‘s Alley of nightmares, while Buckley has Alex Garlandthe movie A24 Men on the horizon with Maggie Gyllenhaaldirectorial debut The lost girl. As for Foy, she then plays in My son contrary James mcavoy, and she also wrapped Louis Wain’s electric life, which associates it with Benedict Cumberbatch. Both Mara and Foy previously played the extraordinary hacker Lisbeth Salander in The girl with the dragon tattoo and The girl with the spider’s web, respectively.
Ivey is a two-time Tony Award-winning and Emmy-nominated stage actress, while McCarthy recently appeared on the hit Netflix series. The Umbrella Academy and the well-commented romance The gallery of broken hearts. McLeod’s credits include my spy and the title role in the film Don’t talk to Irene contrary Geena Davis, while Whishaw will reprise his role as gadget guru Q in the upcoming James Bond film No time to die, which is about to blow up cinemas in October. I wonder if he’ll play one of the colony’s violent men in women talking, or any trusted confidant. We’ll see…
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