Emilia Clarke will play poet Elizabeth Barrett.
The movie will follow the courtship of poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning.
Björn Runge (The Wife) will direct.
Screenplay by Bafta TV and Emmy-winning writer Paula Milne (The Politician’s Wife).
"After gaining worldwide fame for her poetry, Barrett, fragile and weakened by a mysterious illness, lives as a virtual recluse in London. When the youthful Browning brings renewed sensuality and passion to her life, her widowed father Edward fights to keep his control over her."