Ashley Jensen, Sheridan Smith, Gemma Jones, Felicity Jones and Anna Chancellor are joining the cast of Tanya Wexler’s Hysteria.
The romantic comedy starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy, which starts filming in London Monday, co-stars Jonathan Pryce and Rupert Everett.
Stephen Dyer and Jonah Lisa Dyer wrote the screenplay about a Victorian doctor who created the world’s first electro-mechanical vibrator in the name of medical science.
It is being produced by Forthcoming Films’ Sarah Curtis, Informant Media’s Judy Cairo and Beachfront Films’ Tracey Becker.
Elle Driver is the international sales agent for the film and Tom Ortenberg’s One Way Out Media is repping North American rights.