Written and directed by JS Mayank, “Weak” follows an investigation involving two women: Audra (Castro), who suffers from depression, and her friend Jen (Bridget Regan), who tries to help her overcome her mental health issues.
An unexpected turn of events on their visit to a shooting range leads to a startling and horrifying revelation.
The cast is joined by the talented Patrick Heusinger (“Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”) and marks Castro and Mayank’s third collaboration. Creswick will produce, while Katherine Castro and Anival Morales will serve as executive producers.
For Castro, this story hits close to home.
“Mental health has touched me on a very personal level. Growing up in a Caribbean Island, and still, to this day, discussions about mental health are non-existent,” she said in a press release. “We are expected to be OK all the time, or just ‘suck it up,’ and that’s unrealistic. Last year, during the pandemic, we all went through a collective mental health crisis. We are still going through it. Now, more than ever, we must de-stigmatize the conversation about mental health. Make it part of our overall health conversation. We get regular check-ups every year; mental health should be part of it.”
Meanwhile, for Bridget Regan, who recently played Poison Ivy on The CW’s Batwoman, this new production adds to a long list of roles. Regan just wrapped filming on the new limited drama series “Paradise Lost,” playing the title role opposite Josh Harnett, Nick Nolte, and Barbara Hershey. She also starred in the Golden Globe-nominated series, “Jane the Virgin,” for five seasons, in Marvel’s “Agent Carter,” opposite Hayley Atwell, and as the multiple personality spy, Rebecca, opposite Matt Bomer in USA’s “White Collar.”
Likewise, Patrick Heusinger, another “Weak” talent, is known for his notable turn opposite Tom Cruise in 2016’s “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” as the lead on the television series “Absentia” opposite Stana Katic, and for appearing in shows like “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” “Gossip Girl,” and “Royal Pains.”