Richard Curtis will direct from his own original screenplay, although little is known about the project, except that it is a low-budget time travel drama. Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are behind the movie, which hopes to begin production as early as this summer. Both Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner were behind Richard Curtis' last directorial effort, Pirate Radio.
Richard Curtis was a co-writer on Steven Spielberg's War Horse, along with Lee Hall. Richard Curtis made a name for himself in the late 1990s by writing romantic comedies such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, and his directorial debut, Love Actually.