Eye spy a new friendship: Miranda Hart is set to star with heart throb Jude Law in new as yet untitled Hollywood film
She may be fast earning a name for herself on the comedy circuit, but Miranda Hart's latest announcement is no laughing matter.
The 41-year-old actress and comedian has announced she will be joining fellow British actors Jude Law and Jason Statham as well as Bridesmaids actress Melissa McCarthy in a new spy film directed by Paul Feig.
And in typical Miranda style, she has already described her upcoming Hollywood adventure as what is sure to be a 'hoot'.
Not many details have been revealed, except that the flick will by a spy film and filming starts in Budapest on Monday.
Feig, who directed Melissa in Bridesmaids, told Deadline he can't wait to get to work with the British funny girl:
'I've been a fan of Miranda's for years and am so excited to bring her to the big screen.' He joked: 'I'm also hoping I'll finally get back that lawnmower I loaned her last summer.'
Miranda, who is currently on her My, What I call, Live Show tour admitted she is a big admirer of the directors work as well as actress Melissa.
She told Deadline: 'It will be nothing less than a hoot to work with Melissa McCarthy.'
Quick to make a comment on her attractive co-stars: 'By the end of the film I plan to have married Jude Law and have Melissa as our adopted daughter.'
Miranda, who shot to fame after playing Nurse Camilla Browne, also wrote and starred in BBC 2 sitcom Miranda which earned her four BAFTA nominations.
The comedian will be following in the footsteps of fellow British actors Sacha Baron Cohen, Simon Pegg, Russell Brand, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Fry, who have starred in big-budget Hollywood productions after starting out on the TV screen in Britain.
The as yet untitled film is due to hit cinemas on the weekend preceding 25 May 2015, which is Memorial Day holiday in America.