Anna Friel will star alongside Emily Watson and Lena Headey in The Poisoners. The film is a dark comedy, which will be directed by Jon Amiel. It follows women who are left behind in an English farming community during World War I and who become involved with several German prisoners during the war.
Paul Billing has written the screenplay. The project will be produced by Jeanna Polley under the banner The Producers. The cast will also include German actors Ken Duken, Hanno Koffler and Alexander Scheer.