Will Weisz Hear Dirt Music?

Considering Phillip Noyce' latest

Will Weisz Hear Dirt Music?

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Rachel Weisz, who has just – congrats! – given birth to a baby boy with fiancée Darren Aronofsky, is considering signing on to Phillip Noyce’s next planned film, Dirt Music.

Heath Ledger is also considering the Australia-based tale, which adapts Tim Winton’s novel about a loveless couple trying (and failing) to make the best of life in a remote fishing village.

But don’t expect a big announcement just yet. Noyce still has to lure funding for the film and he’ll be limited by his actors’ schedules – Weisz will be dealing with a new baby and shooting Wong Kar Wai’s My Blueberry Nights, while Ledger has signed up for a part in unconventional Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There.

Still, having the Oscar-scooping Weisz on board would help crack open a few wallets…

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