Variety reports that director Chris Weitz (The Twilight Saga: New Moon) will be directing The Gardener for Summit Entertainment.

Writing to the script will be Eric Eason (Manito). The film follows "a hard-working immigrant who lives in Los Angeles and his efforts to protect his son."

The director said the he plans to go into production in either March or April.

"There are no werewolves or vampires, just a Mexican gardener in Los Angeles," Weitz said about The Gardener.

Evan Jacobs