Rob Lowe has just signed to star with Ricky Gervais and Jennifer garner in the highly anticipated comedy This Side of the Truth. According to Variety, Gervais and Matt Robinson wrote and will co-direct the fantasy comedy feature.

This Side of the Truth takes place in a world where everybody tells the truth. Gervais plays a storyteller whose job is to ramble on about the 1300s. Faced with losing his job because his terrain is a boring period in history once he gets beyond the Black Death, he invents lying as a way to save himself.

Filming for This Side of the Truth is scheduled to start in the spring.