The Wendell Baker Story: Luke Wilson will make his scripting and directing debut on The Wendell Baker Story, reports Variety. The film will be a family reunion populated by every working Wilson.
Luke has drafted his actor brother Andrew to co-direct and brother Owen to co-star with him in the film to be shot this fall in Austin. Eva Mendes looms likely as his love interest, and Mark Johnson will produce.
Luke plays a good-hearted ex-con schemer who goes straight and gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he helps them battle hotel corruption led by the head nurse.