The North Little Rock born director ("My Dog Skip," "The Water Horse") has signed on to direct "Whole Lotta Sole,"
a new comedy starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Kevin Bacon. Rhys Meyers stars as a thief who tries to rob a fish market and takes Bacon's character hostage in the process.
"Hotel Rwanda" screenwriter Terry George co-wrote the screenplay.
The film will shoot in Belfast in 2010.