Weisz In Talks For Crowhurst Biopic

Rachel Weisz is in talks to star opposite Colin Firth in James Marsh’s untitled Donald Crowhurst biopic at BBC Films and Studio Canal.

The story is based on the true tale of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his attempt to win the first round of the World Yacht Race in 1968.

Scott Z. Burns penned the script while Pete Czernin, Graham Broadbent, Nicolas Mauvernay and Jacques Perrin will produce. Shooting is set to begin in the spring.

Source: Deadline