Emily Watson, Anna Friel and Lena Headey have joined Jon Amiel's upcoming dark comedy, The Poisoners.

The film centers on a women left behind in an English farming community during World War I who becomes involved with several German prisoners-of-war.

The cast also includes German actors Ken Duken, Hanno Koffler and Alexander Scheer. Jon Amiel is directing the film from a screenplay by Paul Billing. Jeanna Polley is prodcuing with her London-based production company The Producers.

Production is scheduled to begin filming this summer in Ireland and at MMC Studios in Cologne, Germany.