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Rachel Weisz is reuniting with her "Constant Gardener" director for a film that's a sort of an orgy-in-the-round.

Weisz will star in "360," to be directed by Fernando Meirelles and written by Peter Morgan, reported Deadline. The movie is an adaptation of a Viennese play about sexual mores that is more than a century old.

Based on Arthur Schnitzler's play "Reigen," a series of ten encounters between two sexual partners, with one person from each scene appearing with another partner in the next. Here's a breakdown of the original play:

  1. The Whore and the Soldier
  2. The Soldier and the Parlor Maid
  3. The Parlor Maid and the Young Gentleman
  4. The Young Gentleman and the Young Wife
  5. The Young Wife and The Husband
  6. The Husband and the Little Miss
  7. The Little Miss and the Poet
  8. The Poet and the Actress
  9. The Actress and the Count
  10. The Count and the Whore

We loved Meirelles' "City of God," and Morgan is on a roll, having written "The Queen," "The Last King of Scotland," "The Damn United" and "Frost/Nixon" all in the last five years. 

But once again, we'll warn you that Schnitzler was also responsible for the play "Traumville" (Dream Story"), which was the source material for Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut."

Weisz's latest film, "The Whistleblower," about a woman who uncovers the UN cover-up of a sex scandal in post-war Bosnia, debuted to mixed reviews at the Toronto Film Festival.

Morgan's next film, "Hereafter," starring Matt Damon and directed by Clint Eastwood, tells the story of three lives intertwined by experiences with the great beyond. The film comes out Oct. 22, but the trailer has tempered our enthusiasm.

Related Topics 360, Rachel Weisz, Peter Morgan
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