New Moon director digs Gardener

Chris Weitz to direct Summit’s The Gardener

The Twilight Saga: New Moon director Chris Weitz is has signed on helm the project The Gardener.

Written by Eric Eason, the film is about a hard-working Mexican gardener who lives in Los Angeles and his efforts to protect his son.

Production will begin in March or April.

New Moon, which shattered all competition by debuting at the top of the US box office with $140.7 million over the weekend is in Irish cinemas now.