Blair Underwood will make his feature directorial debut on and Ving Rhames has signed on to star in the independent drama The Bridge to Nowhere, with filming set to begin in Pittsburgh next month.

Variety. reports that the script by Chris Gutierrez centers on the rise and fall of four blue-collar men who team with a destitute prostitute to create a high-priced escort service.

Underwood has previously directed five music videos. He is currently in CBS' The New Adventures of Old Christine and is slated to star in the upcoming HBO series In Treatment.