According to Variety, Jason Patric is set to star in Walker, a drama co-written and to be directed by Matt Williams.

Williams, best known for creating the sitcoms "Home Improvement" and "Roseanne," will produce with Rhodes and Payne through his Wind Dancer Production Group. Pic will shoot in May.

The drama, which Williams co-wrote with Alex Paraskevas, is set in 1957. Patric will play a charming seducer and underachiever in a small town who is forced to make heartbreaking decisions to save his two daughters.