'The Worst Person in the World' Star Renate Reinsve Joins Pedro Pascal in 'Weapons'

‘The Worst Person in the World’ Star Renate Reinsve Joins Pedro Pascal in ‘Weapons’

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Renate Reinsve, who starred in the Oscar-nominated romantic drama The worst person in the worldsigned on to star opposite Pedro Pascal in New Line’s Weaponsthe new film project of Barbarian director Zach Cregger.

Cregger wrote the screenplay and is directing the film that reunites him with his own Barbados production team, Roy Lee of Vertigo and JD Lifshitz and Raphael Margules of BoulderLight Pictures. Cregger is also producing alongside Vertigo’s Miri Yoon.

Weapons is described as an interconnected multi-story horror epic that is tonally in the vein of Magnoliadirector Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1999 showcase full of actors.

Character details are kept under wraps, but the story revolves around the disappearance of high schoolers in a small town.

Reinsve is a Norwegian actress who has been working in her home country since 2011. She burst onto the international stage with Worst person, a romantic comedy-drama by Norwegian director Joachim Trier. The film premiered at the 2021 Cannes film festival to acclaim, with Reinsve winning the Best Actress award at the festival. She also earned a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress while the film was nominated for Best International Feature and Best Screenplay at that season’s Academy Awards.

Reinsve is represented by CAA.