Orlando Bloom has pulled out of the cast of Lone Scherfig's new film An Education, which starts shooting today. Dominic Cooper now takes the role after Bloom had scheduling clashes.

Cara Seymour has also joined the cast for An Education, shooting now in London, is based on a screenplay by Nick Hornby adapted from Lynn Barber's memoirs.

Previously reported cast members are Peter Sarsgaard, Carey Mulligan, Alfred Molina, Rosamund Pike, Olivia Williams, Sally Hawkins and Emma Thompson.

The shoot will continue until early May in London, Oxford, Paris and at the UK's Twickenham Studios.

Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey are producing. BBC Films developed the project and is now financing with Endgame Entertainment.

Odyssey Entertainment is handling international sales.

The story follows a teenage girl in 1960s London who starts hanging out with a charismatic thirtysomething man.

Executive producers are James D. Stern, Douglas E. Hansen, Wendy Japhet, David M Thompson and Jamie Laurenson.