Donnie Darko director helms Corpus Christi…

Richard Kelly is reportedly writing and helming a contemporary thriller Corpus Christi.

Set in Texas, the story will concerns a mentally unstable Iraq war veteran, who forges a strange friendship with his boss, a wealthy and politically ambitious owner of a supermarket chain.

Filming is set to start in July. Kelly, Sean McKittrick and Eli Roth will serve as producers for the film.

Kelly’s credits include Donnie Darko, Southland Tales, and The Box.