Kenneth Branagh, Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill) and January Jones (“Mad Men”) have climbed aboard The Boat That Rocked, a Working Title production for Universal that Richard Curtis wrote and will direct, reports Variety.
Branagh and Ifans play DJs for a pirate radio show in England during the 1970s. Jones plays an American woman who visits the deejays on the boat and falls for her boyfriend’s pal (Ifans).
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Hilary Bevan-Jones are producing, along with Curtis. Shooting starts on March 3 in London.
Jones had a small role in Curtis’ 2003 romantic comedy Love Actually.