Michael Chernus unites Rachel Weisz in ‘Dead Ringers’ Amazon series
Michael Chernus is set as a lead opposite Rachel Weisz in Amazon’s Dead Ringers series, a reimagining with a gender swap of David Cronenberg’s cult classic 1980s film. The project, which got a directly to-series order last year, hails from Weisz, Alice Birch, lead writer of Hulu’s acclaimed Normal People series, Annapurna Television and Morgan Creek Entertainment, the organization behind the original film.
Dead Ringers is a modern take on Cronenberg’s thriller featuring Jeremy Irons, highlighting Weisz playing the double lead role of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, twins who share everything: medications, sweethearts, and an unashamed craving to take the necessary steps, remembering pushing the limits for clinical morals with an end goal to challenge old-fashioned practices and carry ladies’ medical care to the bleeding edge.
Chernus will play the series standard job of Tom, a splendid researcher, working with Elliot (Weisz) on a pivotal yet dangerous new task.
Dead Ringers is co-produced by Amazon Studios and Annapurna Television. Weisz, Stacy O’Neil and Alice Birch leader produce, alongside Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, and Ali Krug for Annapurna Television, and James G. Robinson, David Robinson, and Barbara Wall for Morgan Creek.
Chernus can as of now be seen featuring in Josh Ruben’s shock satire, Werewolves Within, just as David Gutnik’s presentation highlight film Materna, the two of which had debuts at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. He was as of late found in the Netflix film The Kindergarten Teacher, inverse Maggie Gyllenhaal.
On TV, Chernus featured inverse Edie Falco in CBS’ police show series Tommy. He’s additionally referred to for his jobs as Cal Chapman on Orange is the New Black and Edward Tavner on Patriot, among numerous different credits. Chernus is repped by UTA, Authentic Talent and Felker Toczek.