Swipe Films boards sales on comedy-drama which shoots July 1.

Kelly Brook is to star in comedy-drama Taking Stock, written and directed by Maeve Murphy.

The Bonnie and Clyde-inspired feature, set in London and Paris, begins shoot on July 1.

Swipe Films has boarded sales during LUFF.

Scot Williams, Georgia Groome, Jay Brown, Xavier Alcan and Femi Oyeniran round out the cast. Gerry Vasbenter is DoP.

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The film was developed by Northern Ireland Screen and is based on the short Sushi, also written and directed by Murphy, which won the Sub-Ti International Short Film Award at the Venice Film Festival in 2011.

Co-financiers are Prime Focus and producers are Geoff Austin and Maeve Murphy, with Frank Mannion of Swipe Films as executive producer.

Brook said: “I am excited to start filming Taking Stock. It’s a hilarious film full of twists and turns. It is so important that we continue to support British filmmaking and Maeve has written one of the best scripts I’ve read in a long time. 

“I can’t wait to get back to doing what I love, which is being on set and working with a hugely talented cast and crew.”

Brook most recently featured as a captain on ITV panel show Celebrity Juice.. Previous film credits include Keith Lemon: The Movie and Piranha 3D.