Production Weekly reports that Eric Bana is set to star in Romulus, My Father, an adaptation of Raimond Gaitas' award-winning memoir.

Austrailian theater director / actor Richard Roxburgh will direct the story of a young family's bid to start a new life in a hostile country. The story focuses on the relationship between the boy and his father in the wake of his mother's death.

Principal photography is scheduled to begin in February 2006 in Austrailia.