Argentinean director Pablo Trapero’s next project will be a romantic drama called Noir, with local superstar Ricardo Darin in the lead role.

The project will be produced by Trapero’s own company, Matanza Cine, and will begin shooting in Argentina next month.

Darin will play a lawyer who Works with families that have been affected by road accidents. Trapero’s wife Martina Gusman will play a doctor who meets Darin’s character at the scene of an accident.

Darin is currently at the San Sebastian Film Festival promoting two films – Fernando Trueba’s Dancer And The Thief and Juan Joe Campanella’s The Secret Of Their Eyes – both of which are in competiton. The Secret Of Their Eyes has alaready taken $5m at the Argentinean box office.