Dead Ringers on Prime – need to know

Rachel Weisz plays twin surgeons Beverly and Elliot Mantle in this series adaptation of 1988's Dead Ringers.

Twin gynaecologists, Elliot and Beverly Mantle, perform ethically questionable procedures on infertile women. This version of David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers features gender-flipped Mantle twins, played by Rachel Weisz, who were previously portrayed by Jeremy Irons in the 1988 film of the same name.

Rachel Weisz, Rachel Weisz, Michael Chernus, Poppy Liu, Britne Oldford, Jeremy Shamos, Jennifer Ehle, and Emily Meade.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Unlock this content?

Access this content and more

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites