McAdams to join Weisz in ‘Disobedience’ adaptation

Los Angeles, Oct 5 (IANS) Actress Rachel McAdams is in final talks to star in the film adaptation of the Naomi Aldermans novel “Disobedience”, opposite Rachel Weisz.

The film will be directed by Sebastian Lelio, reports

In the original book, the story follows young woman (Weisz) who returns to her orthodox Jewish home after learning about the death of her estranged father. She causes an upheaval in the quiet community when she rekindles a repressed love with her best friend — a woman now married to her cousin.

McAdams will play the best friend in the film.

The film is expected to go on floors in the first quarter of 2017.