Sam Mendes Helming Untitled Comedy


Sam Mendes will next direct an untitled contemporary comedy for Focus Features in March, reports Variety.

The low-budget project, previously titled “This Must Be the Place,” is based on an original screenplay by husband-and-wife team Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida, best known as novelists and magazine editors.

It follows a young couple’s journey around the U.S. as they search for somewhere to put down roots and raise the baby they are expecting.

No casting has yet been confirmed.