Fox Searchlight Pictures has today revealed the first international trailer and poster for My Cousin Rachel, a new film adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s acclaimed novel. Directed by Roger Michell and starring Rachel Weisz as Rachel and Sam Claflin as Philip, My Cousin Rachel will be released in cinemas on 9 June 2017.
A dark romance, My Cousin Rachel tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
VARIETY Fox Searchlight has set a May 5 limited release date for its mystery-drama “My Cousin Rachel,” starring Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin.
Roger Michell directed from his own script, adapted from the 1951 novel by Daphne du Maurier that’s mostly set on an estate in Cornwall. Kevin Loader is the producer.
Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen, and Pierfrancesco Favino also star in the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
“My Cousin Rachel” was previously adapted into a 1952 film by Nunnally Johnson and directed by Henry Koster. Olivia de Havilland starred with Richard Burton, who earned his first of his seven Academy Award acting nominations for his role as Philip Ashley.
Filming took place last spring in England and Italy. Fox Searchlight announced the news Friday on Twitter.
Yesterday (June 06), Sam was spotted on the set filming for “My Cousin Rachel” in Arezzo, Italy. The gallery has been updated with high quality on set photos. I will try to get some more HQs added soon!
We finally have our first look at Sam in his upcoming movie “My Cousin Rachel” in which he will star opposite Rachel Weisz and his “The Riot Club” co-star, Holliday Grainger. Filming is still underway but the movie is set for release in 2017.
My Cousin Rachel will be adapted from Daphne Du Maurier’s gothic romance novel of the same name, about a young Englishman called Philip who inherits his guardian’s Cornish estate. Philip soon finds himself falling for his beguiling cousin Rachel, but his feelings are complicated when evidence suggests that she murdered Philip’s guardian and is only showing an interest in Philip to steal his inheritance.