Stephen Cookson is attached to direct Acts Of God, a new UK feature now in development.
Joe Stephenson and actor Ryan Sampson (Doctor Who) are writing their first feature screenplay.
UK equity financier CKM Entertainments Ltd is financing the development and the production could be shooting in spring 2009.
The road movie is about an uptight risk assesment officer in North Yorkshire who has race to his sick wife's side in Northern France, and encounters a companion who claims to be his guardian angel.
Cookson previously directed Journey To The Moon.