According to Variety, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ken Watanabe and Diego Luna are negotiating to star in The Air I Breathe, to be directed by Jieho Lee for Emilio Diez Barroso's Nala Films and Paul Schiff Prods.

The picture will begin shooting in Mexico City in January.

The crime drama penned by Jieho and Bob DeRosa is based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones -- happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love.

Producers are Diez Barroso, Nala's Darlene Caamano and Schiff.