The film’s UK film producer Andy Bell of Metropolis Films announced the deal on Friday [Feb 1].

Music video and commercials director Andy Morahan will direct from a screenplay by Daniel Peacock and production is scheduled to commence this summer in South Africa.

Cavegirl The Movie is an a family comedy that takes place in the Stone Age as a young girl and boy are captured by traders and reunite 10 years later during a war. Jennifer Stone has been cast and the producers plan to unveil more names in Berlin.

The producers said the project is fully financed through equity investment in the UK and South Africa.

UK-South African production house Spier Films is also producing.

“We are thrilled to be working on Cavegirl The Movie with Andy Bell and his exceptional team and we look forward to presenting this unique and exciting project to distributors worldwide,” said Arclight managing director Gary Hamilton.

“We are delighted that Arclight has come on board Cavegirl The Movie for international sales, underlining our joint confidence that we have a project that is so relevant and commercial for the young teen market,” added Bell. “We can see huge potential in taking the story wider and we have already a sequel in the works. ”