Commercials helmer Dante Ariola is directing the comedy from a script by Becky Johnston.
Colin Firth stars as a man who hates his job and is despised by his family. Feeling he missed his shot at living the dream, he decides to fake his own death and create a new identity. He meets a young woman (Emily Blunt) with her own troubled past, and the duo start breaking into empty homes to pose as the absent owners.
Arthur Newman, Golf Pro will begin production this month in North Carolina.