Gardener of Eden: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kevin Connolly, who directed the 2003 Sundance short "Whatever We Do" with Robert Downey Jr., is set to make his feature debut on Gardener of Eden, which is being produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and his Appian Way shingle.

Written by Adam "Tex" Davis, known more for his comedy work -- he wrote "Just Friends" for New Line -- "Gardener" is a dark tale about a loser who receives a hero's reception when he inadvertently saves a person's life. This inspires him to create more would-be disasters so he can save the day again and receive more acclaim.

The story has been compared to a suburban Taxi Driver.

Brian B.