Actress joins Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts in thriller

Rachel Weisz is moving into Morgan Creek’s “Dream House.”

The actress has signed on to star alongside Daniel Craig and Naomi Watts in the thriller, which Universal Pictures will distribute.

Jim Sheridan is directing from a David Loucka script. Story centers on a successful publisher (Craig) who quits his Gotham job and relocates his wife (Weisz) and two daughters to a quaint New England town, only to discover that their perfect new home was the murder scene of a mother and her two children.

Watts will play a neighbor who was close to the slain family.

Lensing began Sunday in Toronto.

Morgan Creek’s James G. Robinson is producing “Dream House” alongside David Robinson, Daniel Bobker and Ehren Krueger. Mike Drake exec produces.

U and Morgan Creek Intl. will distribute internationally.

Weisz, currently onscreen in Peter Jackson’s “The Lovely Bones,” recently wrapped production on political drama “The Whistleblower.” Her recent bigscreen credits include “Agora” and “My Blueberry Nights.”

She is repped by CAA and Brillstein Entertainment.

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