Richard Linklater is movingfrom Fast Food Nation into aproject about Chet Baker called Chesney which will look at one day in the life of the jazz legend before he wasfamous.

Describing the film as'a small jazz movie,' Linklater said this week that the film would bemade independently. Linklater is in Cannes with two films Fast FoodNation, in competition, and AScanner Darkly, in Un CertainRegard.

He stressed that the Bakerfilm wouldn't be a biopic, unlike The Chet Baker Story which has been set up with Josh Hartnett as Bakerand Bruce Beresford directing for Arclight Films.