Jon Amiel's The Poisoners dark World War I comedy casts Anna Friel, Emily Watson, Lena Headey.
Scripted by Paul Billing, the story tells of the women left behind in an English farming community during World War I, who became involved with German POWs, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Jeanna Polley produces The Poisoners via her The Producers company based in London, with a cast including Ken Duken, Hanno Koffler and Alexander Scheer.
Pic starts production late summer with locations including Cologne and Germany.
Film-wise, Friel was last seen in Limitless along with Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro and Abbie Cornish and is currently shooting The King of Soho with Imogen Poots, Tamsin Egerton, Steve Coogan and Kieran O'Brien.
Watson played in Steven Spielberg's War Horse war adventure/drama and is in post-production phase on Alejandro Monteverde's Little Boy, with Sean Astin, Kevin James, Tom Wilkinson, David Henrie, Ted Levine, Michael Rapaport, Ben Chaplin and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. The actress is also in post for the Anna Karenina project helmed by Joe Wright. That film stars Keira Knightley, Aaron Johnson, Jude Law, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald, Michelle Dockery, Olivia Williams and Holliday Grainger.
Headey's on a roll with HBO's Game of Thrones powering in viewers, and just landing its third season. She's also just joined the cast of Grimm Fairy Tales.