class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-117481″ title=”Rachel Weisz” src=”×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”220″ height=”150″ />Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener) has signed on to star in The Railway Man.

Weisz will appear opposite Colin Firth (A Single Man) and Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) in the epic wartime drama.

The Railway Man tells of Eric Lomax’s struggle to come to terms with the trauma he experienced during World War II.

Jonathan Teplitzky (Burning Man) is attached to direct from a screenplay written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson.

Filming is due to take place early next year in Australia, Thailand and the U.K.

Source: Variety