Steve Coogan and David Mitchell are to co-star in a satirical film about the super-rich, to be directed by the director of The Trip, Michael Winterbottom.

Accrding to Deadline. Sony and C4 are behind the film and shooting will start this autumn. The project previously had the working title of Greed.

Coogan will play "a ruthless, perma-tanned and self-absorbed retail clothing billionaire". Mitchell will play a journalist hired to write about him.

Producer Melissa Parmenter previously worked with Winterbottom and Coogan on award-winning comedy The Trip. 

Coogan's next film is Stan and Ollie, in which he plays Stan Laurel to John C Reilly's Oliver Hardy.