Kenneth Branagh will join Rhys Ifans and January Jones, in director and writer Richard Curtis' The Boat That Rocked. According to Variety, the feature comedy will be a Working Title production for Universal Pictures, with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Hilary Bevan-Jones and Curtis signed on to produce.

The Boat That Rocked will star Branagh and Ifans as deejays for a pirate radio show in England during the 1970s. Jones will portray an American woman who visits the deejays on the boat and falls for her boyfriend's pal (Ifans).

The Boat That Rocked is scheduled to start shooting on March 3rd, on location in London.