, hot off his accolades for
have said, "Mais oui!" to direct and star in, respectively, the new comedy,
The Fox Atomic film follows a nihilistic, self-indulgent French man who brings a stolen painting from Paris to London. If the premise didn't give it away already, the film will be "politically incorrect," according to
For Reitman, the flick will be a brief break sandwiched by
projects: Next up for him is the Cody movie
, which is billed as a comedy-thriller about a cheerleader from hell (unlike real-life cheerleaders, with apologies to Hayden Panetierre's Claire).
- Anna Dimond