EXCLUSIVE: Deals for Miss You Already, from Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, which starts shooting on Sunday.

The Salt Company has closed deals on comedy drama Miss You Already, which gets underway in London on Sunday [Sept 7].

Drew Barrymore, Dominic Cooper, Paddy Considine and Jacqueline Bisset have newly joined Toni Collette on the Catherine Hardwicke-directed film, written by Morwenna Banks, about two life-long girlfriends whose friendship is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.

Salt has sold the film to Dutch FilmWorks in Benelux; Filmcoopi in Switzerland; Odeon in Greece; Tanweer Films in India and Turkey; Front Row Filmed Entertainment in the Middle East; Sena in Iceland; Forum Film in Israel; and Nos Lusomundo in Portugal. 

eOne has UK rights.

All deals were negotiated by Salt partner and head of international James Norrie. Salt and CAA rep US.

Producers are Christopher Simon and Felix Vossen of Embargo Films. Executive producers are Morwenna Banks, Catherine Hardwicke, Samantha Horley, James Norrie, Barnaby Southcombe, Nicki Hattingh, Anne Sheehan, Sheryl Crown, Lisa Lambert, Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler.

Finance comes from London-based New Sparta Films and Exponential Media.