Jessica Biel has signed on as the lead in Stephan Elliott's upcoming romantic comedy Easy Virtue. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is based on British writer Noel Coward's stage play.

Biel will play an American divorcee that travels to the South of France to marry a wealthy Englishman. When the couple return to England, they must face off with his disapproving family. Ben Barnes will be playing the newlywed husband.

Shooting starts this week in London.