Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans, the feature adaptation of the children’s book series, has cast Sebastian Croft and Emilia Jones as the two leads and is now shooting on location in the UK and Bulgaria.

Nick Frost, Craig Roberts, Kim Cattrall, Kate Nash, Rupert Graves, Alex Macqueen and Derek Jacobi also feature in the feature debut of Dominic Brigstocke.The film is a humorous take on Roman Britain.

According to Scholastic, Horrible Histories is the world’s best-selling children’s history series and has sold more than 32 million copies in 31 countries since 1993.

The new movie is the latest adaptation of Terry Deary's original Horrible Histories books.

"I am delighted to be so involved in bringing my books to life on the big screen," Terry said today (October 3). "This could be the most horrible movie you'll see in 2019. Fans old and new, young and aged will love the horribly hilarious action."

Horrible Histories: The Movie — Rotten Romans will open in UK and Irish cinemas on July 26th, 2019.