Rachel Weiss signed up to sign up and produce the psychological suspense thriller Session on a wet afternoon, based on Mark McShane’s 1961 novel of the same name. Deadline message that Enola Holmes Director Harry Bradbeer was originally on board to direct the film, but since then he has been making Enola Holmes 2 he is replaced at the top by Enter the rights Direct Thomas Alfredson.
Bradbeer stays involved with Session on a wet afternoon as executive producer, and also made history with screenwriter Jack Thorne. The film will follow
a self-proclaimed psychic medium who convinces her husband to abduct a child so that she can help the police solve the crime and the reputation for achieving their skills. When her true intentions come to light, however, her husband realizes that the plan threatens to consume them both.
Session on a wet afternoon was previously screened in 1964, with a film by Bryan Forbes and starring Richard Attenborough and Kim Stanley. This film was well received by critics and even earned Stanley an Academy Award nomination, but was such a commercial failure that it helped bring about the downfall of the Allied Film Makers production company. Session on a wet afternoon also served as the inspiration for a 2000 Japanese television film simply called Session.
This Session on a wet afternoon comes from Legendary with us. Robyn Slovo produced with Weisz, Legendary, Emma Forbes, and Michael Attenborough. Weisz’s production partner Polly Stokes executive produced by Weisz company Apetite Pictures. Thorne is also an executive producer.
Weisz won Best Actress for her performance in the 2005 film The constant gardeners, and earned another nomination for her performance in 2018 The Favorite. She is currently working on an Amazon series inspired by the David Cronenberg film Doudeger and the novel on which he is based, Twins by Bari Wood and Jack Geasland.