UK production company Fulwell 73, who are behind recent Cannes Market hit documentary In The Hands Of The Gods, have optioned two new projects from writer/director Kieron Hawkes.

The new projects are Check If I'm Still Breathing, a love story following a couple through a turbulent 10-year period. Hawkes has written the script and will also direct.

Fulwell 73's Leo Pearlman and Gabe Turner will produce. Casting is ongoing.

Also, Fulwell 73 has taken on the project Drawing Dead, which Hawkes wrote with Gabe Turner. That project follows an ex-convict who tries to rebuild his life and delves into Londo's poker world.

Pearlman and Turner will produce.

Cast already attached for Drawing Dead includes Frank Harper, Stephen Graham, Neil Maskell and Tony Denham.

Meanwhile, Lionsgate UK plans an Aug 31 release for football documentary In The Hands Of The Gods.