Moviehouse Entertainment has been appointed to handle overseas sales on WhoKilled Norma Barnes', a contemporary tale of sexual obsession starringRalph Fiennes, Emily Mortimer, Emily Blunt and Ciaran Hinds.

Director Malcolm McKay, best known for big-budget BBC dramas such as Gormenghast, is to startshooting the $6m production in the autumn.

An adaptation of Dostoevsky's The Idiot, it is being produced byEliza Mellor for Company Pictures, the UK production company behind The LifeAnd Death Of Peter Sellers.