The UK's The Sales Co has added What's Cookin' and Bhaji On The Beach director Gurinder Chadha's Bend It Like Beckham to its sales line-up.

The inter-racial football comedy stars The Hole's Keira Khightley and Parminder Nagra of popular UK TV series Holby City and Casualty as two girls who dream of playing professional soccer. Redbus has UK rights.

Deepak Nayar, who has credits including The Million Dollar Hotel, Buena Vista Social Club and Lost Highway, is producing, while executive producing credits go to Road Movies' Uli Felsberg and Redbus' Zygi Kamasa and Simon Franks. East Is East's Archie Panjabi is also in the cast as one of the girls' older, tarty sister.