Warner Bros is to handleinternational distribution on Alien Autopsy, the new feature showcasingthe acting talents of diminutive British TV presenters Ant and Dec.

The film, produced by MichaelKuhn of Qwerty Films and Barnaby Thompson of Ealing Studios, begins shootingnext month.

Alien Autopsy is a comedy abouttwo friends who make a spoof documentary which they claim is footage of asecret autopsy on an extra-terrestrial.

The film marks the featuredebut of Jonny Campbell, the acclaimed director of hit Channel 4 seriesShameless. The script is by Will Davies.

Ant and Dec are householdnames in the UK. They first met as child actors on the BBC series BykerGrove. Since then, the clean-cut duo, who both hail from Tyneside, have goneon to record pop songs and to become a well-nigh ubiquitous presence on BritishTV. They were briefly seen together on the big screen in Richard Curtis' 2003romantic comedy, Love Actually.