Date: 3rd September 2019

Carey Mulligan Joining Ralph Fiennes in Netflix's 'The Dig'.

Carey Mulligan is final negotiations to star opposite Ralph Fiennes in the period drama The Dig at Netflix.

Mulligan will portray a widow who believes her land contains buried riches, and Fiennes will portray a local archaeologist. Simon Stone is directing with Gabrielle Tana producing.

The project was previously set up for BBC Films with Nicole Kidman attached. In the past, Mulligan worked with Netflix on "Mudbound" and was nominated for an Academy Award for "An Education". She also starred with Jake Gyllenhaal in the period drama "Wildlife" last year.

Simon Stone (The Daughter) is directing the pic, with Gabrielle Tana (Philomena, The Invisible Woman) producing.

Nominated for an Oscar for her role in An Education, Mulligan was most recently in theaters with Paul Dano's critically acclaimed drama Wildlife and on the stage in Girls and Boys on the West End and on Broadway.

Source: Press Release