A modern take on David Cronenberg’s 1988 classic film, Dead Ringers is a limited series starring Rachel Weisz playing the double-lead role of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, twins who share everything: drugs, lovers, and an unapologetic desire to do whatever it takes – including pushing the boundaries on medical ethics – in an effort to challenge antiquated practices and bring women’s healthcare to the forefront. Dead Ringers premieres on Prime Video on 21 April.

Rachel Weisz playing double-lead roles of Elliot and Beverly Mantle

Rachel Weisz says she was instantly intrigued when she first saw David Cronenberg’s 1988 film Dead Ringers as a teenager.

“All the characters are damaged— very damaged. The movie is unforgettable. I thought it’d be fascinating to see all the lead characters as women.”
Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz and Michael Chernus standing in a medical laboratory

The ensemble cast includes Britne Oldford (The Umbrella Academy, American Horror Story: Asylum) as Genevieve, Poppy Liu (Hacks, iCarly) as Greta, Michael Chernus (Severance, Orange is the New Black) as Tom, Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty, Saint Maud) as Rebecca, and Emily Meade (The Deuce, The Leftovers) as Susan.

The series was written and created by Emmy-nominated writer Alice Birch (Normal People, Succession, The Wonder) and the directing team include Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy Marlene, The Nest, The Iron Claw), Karyn Kasuma (Jennifer’s Body, Girlfight), Karena Evans, (P-Valley, Snowfall) and Lauren Wolkstein (A Friend of the Family, Y: The Last Man).

All six episodes will premiere exclusively on Prime Video on 21 April.

How to watch Dead Ringers on Prime Video

Rachel Weisz holds small petri dishes in a laboratory

Dead Ringers will be available on Prime Video on 21 April. Prime Video is included with a Prime membership, which costs £8.99 per month or £95 a year. Prime members can watch Dead Ringers for free, as well as thousands of other shows and movies.

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