As Corinna Villari-McFarlane’s drama prepares to shoot, John Sessions, Kate Dickie and Ross Anderson join the cast led by Andrea Riseborough and Damian Lewis.

Love story The Silent Storm, starring Andrea Riseborough and Damian Lewis, is to begin shooting on the Isle of Mull, Scotland, on Sunday (June 23).

Scottish comedian John Sessions has joined the cast alongside Kate Dickie, recently seen in Prometheus, and newcomer Ross Anderson.

Key crew includes cinematographer Ed Rutherford (Archipelago, A Long Way from Home), editor Kate Baird (Skyfall) and production designer Matthew Button (A Lonely Place to Die).

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Writer-director Corinna Villari-McFarlane’s script follows an enigmatic outsider (Riseborough) living on a remote Scottish island who is caught between her commanding husband (Lewis) and a 17 year-old delinquent (Anderson).

The project, previously announced by Screen during Cannes, is being sold by West End Films and is produced by Nicky Bentham (Moon) for Neon Films.

Execs are Marc Samuelson, Steve Milne, Hani Farsi, Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, Christian Eisenbeiss, Goran Lazovich, Milan Markovic, Jerome Booth and Peter Scarf.

Corniche Pictures, Eon Productions, British Film Company, HW Buffalo and New Sparta are financing with support from Film Agency Wales.