UK-based sales company Visual Factory has come on board for Vampire Diary.

Anna Walton (The Mutant Chronicles, Hellboy 2) stars along with Morven Macbeth, Jamie King and Kate Sissons.

Mark James is directing with Phil O'Shea. James previously directed TV documentaries including Freeze an Omnibus, as well as one-hour special Kentucky Teenage Vampires. O'Shea has written Spirit Trap and The Harpist and directed TV projects including Kinsey, Changing The Silence and The Crane.

The modern-day story is set in London, where a pregnant vampire mingles in the trendy Goth scene.

Monarch has North American rights and Optimale has French rights.

Margaret Matheson produced.