Benelux-based BBIProductions is preparing to shoot the drama IRA - King Of Nothing in Belfast and the Irish town of Bray later thismonth.

Damian Chapa will direct andstar alongside Joe Estevez and Rachel Hunter in the story of a diehard IRAterrorist who threatens to destroy the tentative peace process.

BBI owns worldwide rights onthe project, which is being executive produced by Piet Dekker and is based on ascreenplay by Chapa.

Last week the IRA officiallyannounced it was abandoning its armed struggle against the British governmentand would pursue peaceful means of achieving independence.