Huston, Lacy Join Scherfig’s “Finest Hour”

Jack Huston and Jake Lacy have joined the cast of “An Education” helmer Lone Scherfig’s new rom-com “Their Finest Hour And A Half” for BBC Films, Wales Screen and Pinewood Films.

Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy star in the 1940s-set screwball comedy which follows the misadventures of a British film crew trying to make a patriotic movie to boost morale during the Blitz.

Arterton plays a female screenwriter finding her way in matters of life and the heart. based on the novel by Lissa Evans, Gaby Chiappe adapted the screenplay.

Sam Claflin, Richard E. Grant, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, Rachael Stirling and Henry Goodman also star in the film which began shooting in London last week.

Source: Deadline