Julian Fellowes assembles 'Time' cast

Director's sophomore film begins shooting this week

LONDON -- A plethora of familiar faces will star alongside Maggie Smith and Timothy Spall in Julian Fellowes' sophomore feature, "From Time to Time."

The cast of the film, which begins shooting this week, includes Carice van Houten, Alex Etel, Pauline Collins, Eliza Bennett, Harriet Walter, Hugh Bonneville and Dominic West.

Oscar-winning scribe Fellowes is directing "Time" from his own screenplay.

The film is produced by Liz Trubridge, Paul Kingsley and Fellowes with Barnaby Thompson and James Spring executive producing for Ealing Studios.

Based on Lucy M. Boston's series of books "The Chimneys at Green Knowe," the family saga will be shot at Ealing Studios and on location in the U.K.

"Time" is an Ealing Studios presentation of a Lionhead Prods. film and is backed by Limelight and Prescience.

International sales are being handled by Ealing Studios International, with Delanic Films having already secured U.K. rights.