Peruvian director Ricardo de Montreuil has signed on to direct Universal's untitled Lowriders film, a coming-of-age story in the vein of 8 Mile.

According to Variety, Brian Grazer is producing through his Imagine Entertainment shingle with Cheo Hodari Coker penning the script.

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The film follows a young man from a Pacoima neighborhood who builds a street cruiser in his best friend's memory and fame and fortune follow.

No cast or production start date have been set.