According to The Hollywood Reporter, Brad Peyton is breaking out his sickle. The helmer has signed on to direct the romantic comedy Billy Grimm for Columbia Pictures. Jimmy Miller will produce the film on behalf of Mosaic Media. Julie Darmody will executive produce, and Julia Dray will serve as a co-producer.

Grimm centers on the first Grimm Reaper born with a heart. Peyton co-wrote the script with Karen Walton.