Gus Van Sant will replace Matt Damon at the helm of an Untitled film which would have been Damon's directing debut reports Deadline.
Previously titled "Gold Mist", Damon plays a sales executive who arrives in a small town only to have his whole life called into question. Krasinski plays a rival exec
The tone is said to be very Frank Capra-esque.
Damon and fellow actor John Krasinski co wrote the script
Krasinski developed the story with author Dave Eggers
The pair and Chris Moore will produce.
Production kicks off in April.
Chris Moore will produce