Bettany casts wife Connelly in film
Paul Bettany has cast his wife Jennifer Connelly in his directorial debut.
The Iron Man 3 star has written the script to indie drama Shelter, which will also star Hurt Locker's Anthony Mackie, Variety reported.
Details of the plot are not yet known but shooting is due to being later this year in Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs of New York.
Paul and Jennifer, who have two children together, met on the set of the Oscar-winning drama A Beautiful Mind and were married in 2003.
The pair also played husband and wife on screen in 2009 Charles Darwin biopic Creation.