Rachel Weisz wants superhero role

Updated: 21 January, 2018 13:23 IST | IANS | Los Angeles

Rachel Weisz says Wonder Woman was the first time she had really enjoyed an action movie

Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz

Actress Rachel Weisz wants to star in a movie like Wonder Woman and says the superhero film was her favourite film of 2017. Weisz, 47, was blown away by Patty Jenkins' film which featured Gal Gadot in the lead role and would love to work on something similar. However, she insists it isn't the type of film she could make happen herself, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

"I'm totally open to doing the big movies. Maybe I was more in the mood for smaller, more character-driven movies, but now I'm quite in the mood for a... But I just can't make it happen. Someone has to offer it to me," she told Empire magazine. "And I can't produce one of those. I wouldn't know how to do that," Weisz added.

Asked if she'd like a movie like 'Wonder Woman', she said, "Yeah, definitely. It was good to see that a movie with a female character at the centre can make tons of money. We're not some weird outlier group. We're half the planet!"

The "Mercy" star, who is married to actor Daniel Craig and has son Henry, 11, with former partner Darren Aronofsky, says "Wonder Woman" was the first time she had "really enjoyed" an action movie because the titular character and her alter ego Diana Prince resonated with her.

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First Published: 21 January, 2018 13:22 IST

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