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Anjelica Huston Receives "Kiss" Mark

November 18, 2006 (2:06 am) GMT
Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston is on duty to direct comic drama project "Give Us a Kiss" for Focus Features.

Back into film directing field after her last work in "Agnes Browne", Angelina Huston will go behind the camera to helm comic drama flick "", an adaptation of Daniel Woodrell's novel of the same title, Variety has revealed.

A production of Focus Features, the project is set in the Ozarks and revolves around a crime novelist, his underachieving brother, plus a pot deal gone awry. "" writer Angus MacLachlan has been hired to work on the script with Houston also executive producing via her Gray Angel Productions.

Huston, an Oscar-winning actress whose acting resume spans more than three decades, made her feature directorial debut in a 1996 picture entitled "Bastard Out of Carolina." As a thespian, she is last seen on the big screen playing opposite in Martha Coolidge's drama comedy "."

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