Nick Frost comedy set for release on March 22, 2013.

StudioCanal and Big Talk will start shooting Cuban Fury on June 24 for nine weeks around London.

The film is set for release in the UK and Ireland on March 22.

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Nick Frost stars as a shabby, overweight man who wants to be a salsa king. The cast also includes Rashida Jones, Chris O’Dowd, Olivia Colman and Ian McShane.

The film is based on an original idea by Frost, writen by Jon Brown. James Griffiths (Up All Night, Free Agents) makes his feature directorial debut.

Big Talk’s Nira Park and James Biddle produce. Executive producers are Nick Frost, Matthew Justice and Rachael Prior for Big Talk, Danny Perkins and Jenny Borgars for StudioCanal and Tessa Ross for Film4. The BFI Film Fund is also co-financing, and StudioCanal handles international sales.