"Animal Kingdom" helmer David Michôd will tackle "The Rover" says Variety.
The story follows a man on a mission to retrieve his stolen car, which contains something invaluable to him.
Michod is writing the script, from an idea he and Kingdom actor Joel Edgerton ("Warrior," "The Thing") conceived.
David Linde and Liz Watts will produce the pic
Production is expected to kick off later this year in Australia.
Michod is also directing a segment of the upcoming anthology film Sydney Unplugged.