Plum Pictures is starting production on Trucker, an independently-financed drama that stars Michelle Monaghan, Nathan Fillion, Benjamin Bratt, Joey Lauren Adams and Jimmy Bennett.

According to Variety, James Mottern, who makes his feature directing debut, wrote the script.

Monaghan (Eagle Eye) plays a female truck driver who lives a careless life with no responsibility until she has to take in her estranged 11-year-old son after his father (Bratt) is hospitalized.