According to Variety, Sony has come on board The Men at the Pru. Ricky Gervais will be co-writing, directing and producing with creative partner Stephen Merchant.

The film looks at a group of men who work at an insurance company in the 1970s. It is the second U.K. production from the Sony Intl. Motion Picture Production Group.

Gervais will play a supporting part in the film which goes into production later this summer.