Bruno Ganz has singed to star in Vancouver-based IrreverentMedia's romantic comedy The Best Restaurant In The World. Ever.

Ganz, who won plaudits for his role as Adolph Hitler in OliverHirschbiegel's German 2005 best foreign language Oscar nominee Downfall, joins Marc-Andre Grondin in the cast.

Monica Mitchell directs from a screenplay by Rick Dobran abouteccentric characters desperately seeking love on Valentine's Day at Joe'sRestaurant.

Irreverent partners Tom O'Brien and Harry Sutherland will overseethe project, which is set to begin filming in August.

IML's slate includes the Bruce McDonald comedy Gay Like Me, starring Michael Madsen, historicalthriller The Light-house, and Sawchuk, about the legendary Canadian hockey goalkeeper Terry Sawchuk.