Grandville Pictures and Picture Farm Ltd. willstart principal photography on March 27 for The Baker, the feature film debutfrom writer/director Gareth Lewis.
The comedy will shoot on location in
Damian Lewis, who is the director's brother,stars as a hitman who hides out in a small Welshvillage and is mistaken for a baker. The cast also features Michael Gambon and Kate Ashfield.
Adrian Sturges, Damian Lewis, Justin Williams,and Dan Shepherd are producing.
"The Bakeris a wonderful script from writer/director Gareth Lewis, with enormouscommercial potential," said Williams. "The caliber of the creative andtechnical team coming on board is exceptional.With Adrian Sturges, Dan Shepherd as producers and Damian Lewis as bothproducer and lead actor, Grandville Pictures ispleased to be involved with such a talented group on such an exciting project."
Damian Lewisadded that the film is the first UK-based feature from Picture Farm, which heruns with Sturges. He said: "It's a great feeling tobe working with [my brother] as one of his producers. I am just getting my headaround being bossed about by him as one of his actors."