Demian Bichir is set to star in the Irish indie drama The Runway, directed by commercials and short-film director Ian Power who also wrote the script.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, set in County Cork, the film is based on the true story of a South American pilot who crashed near a town in Cork in 1983. The townspeople came together to build a runway to get the pilot home and briefly inspired the nation.

Kerry Condon (Rome) and Jaime Kierans co-star.

No production date has been set.