Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch will make one Emmy-winning power couple in Jane Campion's next film, "The Power of the Dog," according to Variety.
The project reteams Moss with the creator of the crime thriller series "Top of the Lake," for which the actress won a Golden Globe.
"The Power of the Dog" is an adaptation of the Thomas Savage novel, which tells the story of wealthy Montana brothers Phil (Cumberbatch) and George Burbank. Together, they own the biggest ranch in their Montana valley. When George secretly marries local widow Rose (Moss), an angry Phil wages a relentless war to destroy her and her son.
“‘The Power of the Dog’ is a sublime novel that deserves a life on the big screen. I couldn’t stop thinking about the story, it really haunted me. The themes of masculinity, nostalgia and betrayal are an intoxicating mix,” Campion said in a statement.
“ It will be the first time I’ve worked with a male lead, which is exciting."
Cumberbatch is just coming off a cameo in "Avengers: Endgame" and HBO's "Brexit." Moss recently appeared in the horror hit "Us" and will debut the third season of Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" in June.