Terence Davies’ The Deep Blue Sea will start shooting November 17 in London for five weeks. The romantic drama stars Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston (War Horse, Thor) and Simon Russell Beale (An Ideal Husband). Originally a play by Terence Rattigan, Davies adapted the love story about a privileged woman in 1950s London who walks out on her high court judge husband (Beale) to live with a young pilot (Hiddleston).
Davies directed critics’ faves Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) and The Long Day Closes (1992), both autobiographical stories set in his native Liverpool during the 1940s and ’50s, as well as 1995’s The Neon Bible (starring Gena Rowlands) and 2000’s The House of Mirth (starring Gillian Anderson). The Deep Blue Sea is produced by Sean O’Connor and Kate Ogborn, the team behind This is England and The Red Riding Trilogy,