StudioCanal has taken all rights for the UK, France and Benelux for Jordan Scott's debut feature Cracks. (StudioCanal's Optimum Releasing will handle the UK release.)

Also, Alain Goldman's Legende Enterprises (La Vie En Rose) has joined the project, which is backed by Scott Free, Future Films and HandMade Films International.

The Irish Film Board is also backing Cracks, which is shooting now in Ireland before moving to Pinewood Studios, where it will wrap early this month.

The film stars Eva Green, Juno Temple, Maria Valverde, Imogen Poots and Sinead Cusack.

Goldman, who has previously worked with Jordan's father Ridley Scott, said in a statement: 'It is a great honour to be part of Cracks, Jordan Scott's first picture. I am certain Jordan will create a very meaningful and commercial movie. Legende will use all its means to support this wonderful project.'

Producers are Scott Free's Julie Payne, Future Films' Kwesi Dickson, Element Pictures' Andrew Lowe, Industry Entertainment's Rosalie Swedlin, and Killer Films' Christine Vachon.

Cracks is executive produced by Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, and Michael Costigan for Scott Free alongside Goldman for Legende, Stephen Margolis for Future, Charles Pugliese and John Wells for Killer and Guy Collins for HandMade Films International, which is handling worldwide sales.

The story of lost innocence is set at an English girls' school in the 1930s.

Ben Court and Caroline Ip wrote the screenplay. John Mathieson serves as cinematographer.