caramel wrote:007's love triangle: Rafe Spall will play 'the other man' opposite real-life married couple Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig
Rachel Weisz has found the man she will commit adultery with, eight times a week, in front of Daniel Craig. (:rotfl:
at the wording )
Rafe Spall is in final negotiations to play the ‘other’ man in the high-profile production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal — directed by the legendary Mike Nichols — which opens in New York in October.
Real-life married couple Rachel and Daniel will play fictional husband and wife Emma (an art gallery owner) and Robert (a publisher).
Emma cuckolds Robert by having a long-term affair with Jerry, a literary agent — the part Nichols and producer Scott Rudin hope Rafe will play.
That deal hasn’t been officially closed yet, but contracts for Rachel and Daniel have been finalised, as exclusively predicted here last month.
Daniel will begin preparing for pre-production of the next Bond film once his run in Betrayal ends.
Pinter’s 1978 play uses the structure of reverse chronology, which makes the layers of deception allthe more stinging, because it’s not just Robert who’s being betrayed.
Nichols, having directed The Graduate, Carnal Knowledge and Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, has an astute understanding of marital frailties and the art of adultery.
His last work on Broadway was a landmark revival of Death Of A Salesman with Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Betrayal will rehearse in August and run at the Barrymore Theatre for roughly 14 weeks.
Rafe was last on stage in London in the Royal Court transfer of Constellations.
When preparing for a role he studies all the facets of a character — something he once told me he’d learned by observing his father, Timothy.
He has worked with Michael Grandage at the Donmar, and Josie Rourke when she ran the Bush.
He was in Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning The Life Of Pi and has appeared in a lot of TV, from Cracker to The Shadow Line.
Now, with Broadway beckoning, he’s taking another step towards major stardom.
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