Orlando Bloom, Alfred Molina and Sally Hawkins have signed on to join Lone Scherfig's coming-of-age film An Education. According to Variety, Bloom, Molina and Hawkins will join a cast that includes Peter Sarsgaard, Rosumund Pike, Emma Thompson, Olivia Williams and Carey Mulligan.

An Education, set in 1960's, stars Mulligan as a witty and attractive 17-year-old, who is charmed by an unsuitable thirty-something (Sarsgaard), who dazzles her with the high life. Lone Scherfig will direct the Nick Hornby screenplay, which is based on an article by journalist Lynn Barber.

Lone Scherfig has scheduled to start filming An Education in March and April on location in London.