Tennant and Harding Join St. Trinian’s II


David Tennant (“Doctor Who”) and Sarah Harding, a singer with band Girls Aloud, have joined the cast of comedy St. Trinian’s II: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold, reports Variety.

The film, which is being produced and directed by Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson, started shooting Tuesday in and around London and at Ealing Studios. Nick Moorcroft and Piers Ashworth wrote the script.

The cast also includes Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Gemma Arterton, Talulah Riley, Jodie Whittaker, Juno Temple, Tamsin Egerton, Celia Imrie and Fenella Woolgar, all of whom appeared in the first movie in the contemporary franchise, “St Trinian’s.”

The cast of “St. Trinian’s II,” in which the pupils and staff of the anarchic girls’ school engage in a hunt for treasure and a battle against a women-hating secret society, also includes up-and-coming thesps Ella Smith, Zawe Ashton and Montserrat Lombard.