According to Variety, Keri Russell will topline indie project Waitress for Michael Roiff's Night & Day Pictures and helmer Adrienne Shelly.

The romantic comedy, skedded to shoot later this year, follows a baker who's missing the perfect recipe for love.

Shelly, who also penned the screenplay, recently helmed I'll Take You There, starring Ally Sheedy. She has been featured as a thesp in such Hal Hartley projects as "The Unbelievable Truth" and "Trust."

Russell recently was seen in New Line Cinema's The Upside of Anger and co-stars in currently lensing Mission: Impossible 3.