Antonio Banderas is set to direct the psychological sci-fi thriller Solo, that centers on a Spanish colonel suffering post-conflict trauma.

According to Variety, Antonio Banderas will direct from an original screenplay by Erik Jendresen.

Produced by Antonio Banderas' Green Moon label, Solo will shoot in English, and marks the actor/director's third directorial project. The thriller will use Spanish actors, Antonio Banderas added.

Solo will go into production in 2011, ready for release in 2012.