NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) --
British filmmaker Sam Mendes
has begun shooting his new, as-yet-untitled picture in Connecticut, Focus Features announced.
Mendes' movies include "Jarhead," "American Beauty" and "Road to Perdition."
His latest project is a contemporary comedy produced and co-financed by Big Beach, with Focus Features co-financing and distributing worldwide.
The movie is about an expectant couple traveling the United States in search of a place to put down roots and raise a family.
John Krasinski of "The Office" and "Saturday Night Live" alum Maya Rudolph play the parents-to-be.
The film's cast also includes Toni Collette, Jeff Daniels, Carmen Ejogo, Jim Gaffigan, Cheryl Hines and Allison Janney.
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