Kent is best known for Sideways and Up In The Air and is the final talent piece to fall into place on the comedy, which is currently in post-production in London.

Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Tom Courtenay, Stanley Tucci and Cloris Leachman star in the story of a British art curator who teams up with a Texan rodea queen to con a wealthy art collector.

Michael Hoffman is directing from a screenplay by Joel and Ethan Coen. Crime Scene Pictures’ Adam Ripp and Rob Paris are financing and also produce alongside Mike Lobell. Rizal Risjad and Philip Elway serve as executive producers.

FilmNation virtually sold out international territories at the markets this year and CBS Films will release in the US. Alliance Films will distribute in the UK, Canada and Spain.