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Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz to Lead Sci-Fi Romance 'The Lobster'

February 4, 2014 (4:47 am) GMT
The movie set in a dystopian future will be directed by Oscar-nominated director Yorgos Lanthimos.
Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz to Lead Sci-Fi Romance 'The Lobster'

and have nabbed lead roles in dystopian love story "". They are joined in the cast ensemble by the likes of , , and . The actors are expected to begin shooting the film in Ireland next month.

It will mark English-language directorial project by Oscar-nominated Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos. Described as an unconventional love story, it is set in a dystopian future where finding a partner is a matter of life or death. Lanthimos co-writes the script with his longtime collaborator, Efthymis Filippou.

Farrell was last seen in "" with and . He will next appear in Akiva Goldsman's directorial debut "". Weisz, meanwhile, last starred in "" with and .

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