Keanu Reeves is set to star in Henry's Crime, a Malcolm Venville-directed romantic comedy which he will also produce.

According to Variety, the project is poised to become the first picture in production for Company Films, the banner Reeves runs with Stephen Hamel.

In the Capraesque romantic comedy scripted by Sacha Gervasi, Reeves will play a bighearted man who is falsely accused of robbing a bank in Buffalo.

The film will begin production in November in Buffalo.