Las Vegas-based Lola Pictures has come on board the Preferred Content, Killer Films and Parts & Labor romantic thriller Frank & Lola.

Matthew Ross [pictured] makes his feature directorial debut on the story of a chef who plots revenge after he falls in love and is betrayed.

The arrival of Las Vegas-based Lola means the project is being redeveloped from its original New York setting to a downtown Las Vegas backdrop.

Preferred Content produces alongside Lola Pictures’ Chris Ramirez and John Baker and will represent financing and distribution rights.

Killer’s Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler and Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy of Parts & Labor are the executive producers.

Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content and Victoria Cook of Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz represent Lola Pictures, the development, production and finance company founded by Ramirez with partners Tony Hsieh and Fred Mossler of