Jason Isaacs, who plays Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, has joined the cast of Skeletons,which is currently shooting in Derbyshire. He joins cast members Ed Gaughan, Andrew Buckley andPaprika Steen.

Forward Films’ Tracy Brimm and Kate Myers and Edge City Films’ Paul Welsh are producing with EM Media and Scottish Screen.

Written and directed by Nick Whitfield, Skeletons is a surrealist comedy about two travelling salesmen in the business of cleaning skeletons out of people’s closets.

It was developed by Forward Films and EM Media and was co-financed with European Regional Development Fund finance.

Skeletons is Forward Films’ follow up to upcoming Pathe/WBEUK release Tormented which was produced with Slingshot Studios, Screen West Midlands and BBC Films. Tormented will be released in the UK on May 22.