Rachel Weisz: The Lovely Bones Indeed!

6/14/2007 1:05 PM PDT

Rachel reportedly beat out a long list of fellow A-list actresses who wanted to play the coveted role of a mother whose teenage daughter is abducted and feared dead, in the film adaptation of Alice Sebold's 2002 bestselling novel. Skinny actress, phat role!

The Oscar winner, seen here at a premiere in NYC on Monday, gave birth to a son last year, and has apparently lost all the baby weight -- and then some! Oh Mummy!