Her Minor Thing: According to Variety, Charlie Matthau has begun directing Her Minor Thing, an independently financed film featuring Estella Warren, Michael Weatherly, Christian Kane and Rachel Dratch.

Pic, shooting in Sacramento, follows the comic misadventures that develop when a reporter reveals that the woman he is dating may still be a virgin at 27.

The film was scripted by Jim Meyers, who's producing with Crescent Moon Films; Vikki Wagner exec produces.

Matthau has directed four films including The Grass Harp as well as numerous TV films. Her Minor Thing ends a hiatus he took to deal with the deaths of his father, Walter Matthau, and mother, Carol.

Matthau is readying several follow-up projects including a remake of The Desert Fox for Twentieth Television. He will direct the telepic and produce with Michael Meltzer.

Brian B.