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Alexander Payne to direct 'The Menu'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Filmmaker has set up his next directorial project, a comedic horror-thriller titled "The Menu".

Payne, who won two for his "Sideways" and "The Descendants", will direct the new movie from a script by and Seth Reiss, reported Variety.

will produce the film alongside and producing under the banner Productions.

Set in the world of high-end culinary culture, the film will chronicle the story of a young couple who visits an exclusive destination restaurant on a remote island where the has prepared a lavish tasting menu, along with some shocking surprises.

Payne's last directorial venture was 2017 "Downsizing", about a couple who decide to undertake a newly invented procedure to shrink their bodies so they can start a new life in an experimental community.

There is currently no confirmation on the new project's cast, nor is there an expected release date.

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 13:25 IST