Tim Roth, Sofia Vergara join 'The Brits Are Coming'

Tim Roth, Parker Posey and Sofia Vergara are set to star in comedy "The Brits Are Coming" alongside Uma Thurman. The comedy also has Maggie Q, Alice Eve and Stephen Fry in significant roles, said The Hollywood Reporter.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 29, 2015, 09:54 AM IST
Tim Roth, Sofia Vergara join 'The Brits Are Coming'

Los Angeles: Tim Roth, Parker Posey and Sofia Vergara are set to star in comedy "The Brits Are Coming" alongside Uma Thurman. The comedy also has Maggie Q, Alice Eve and Stephen Fry in significant roles, said The Hollywood Reporter.

The story revolves around a strange British con-artist couple, Harriet (Thurman) and Peter Fox (Roth), who flee to Los Angeles to save themselves from paying a large debt to a a infamous gangster, Irina (Maggie Q), after they lose in a poker game.

To raise the money, the couple reach out to a former associate, Sidney (Fry), who secretly sells their whereabouts. They also plan to win back the money by executing a jewel-theft involving Peter's ex-wife (Eve) and her new husband, Gabriel (Crispin Glover).

The film that is currently been shot in New York City is produced by Cassian Elwes, Robert Ogden Barnum, filmmaker JC Chandor and Dave Hansen. "The Devil You Know," helmer James Oakley is directing the project from a script he co-wrote with Alex Michaelides.

"'The Brits are Coming' is truly a wildly hysterical ride from start to finish and promises to deliver on the laughs with such a talented and diverse cast on board to inhabit these unconventional characters.

"I couldn't be more thrilled with this phenomenal cast in place, which elevates the production," said Barnum.