Genevieve O'Reilly Stars in Reading of Trevor Nunn-Helmed FATAL ATTRACTION
According to the Daily Mail, Genevieve O'Reilly starred in recent a workshop reading of the upcoming stage adaptation of FATAL ATTRACTION, where she performed for writer James Dearden and director Trevor Nunn. The world stage premiere of Fatal Attraction will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in March next year. No casting for the full production has been finalized.
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In a new adaptation by James Dearden the writer of the 1987 original screen play, Fatal Attraction begins previews on 8 March with press night on 25 March and is booking for a fifteen week limited run to 21 June 2014.
This story of obsession and revenge explores how a chance meeting in a bar and a casual encounter quickly becomes a living nightmare for Dan Gallagher, a successful New York lawyer, and his young family. After spending one weekend with the gorgeous Alex Forrest, he assumes he can just walk away, but Alex is a woman who refuses to be ignored. She pursues Dan and his family with terrifying consequences.
Fatal Attraction is produced by Theatre Royal Haymarket Productions, Robert Fox and Patrick Ryecart.
O'Reilly has appeared onstage in Sydney Theatre's The Way of the World, Gate Theatre's The Weir, Richard II at the Old Vic, in '13' at the Royal National Theatre, The Doctors Dilemma and more. Her TV appearances include The Honourable Woman, the pilot for Crossing Lines, The Last Weekend, Episodes, Midsomer Murders, Waking the Dead, MI-5, The Time of Your Life, The State Within, All Saints and more. O'Reilly has starred on the big screen in Forget Me Not, The Young Victoria, Diana: Last Days of a Princess, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Avatar, The Matrix sequels, and more.