Rachel Weisz is in negotiations to join Michael Fassbender in Derek Cianfrance’s “The Light Between Oceans” at Dreamworks.
An adaptation of M.L. Stedman’s debut novel, the story follows a lighthouse keeper and his wife living on a remote island of the West Australian coast in the years following the end of the first World War.
The pair are soon faced with a moral dilemma when a boat washes up on their with a dead man and a baby girl. They raise the child as their own with devastating consequences.
David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford will produce. Filming aims to take place in Australia but the specific dates are unknown.