Emma Thomson will star in actor Robert Carlyle's directorial debut, the dark comedy-thriller "The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson"
Carlyle plays a Scottish barber who, through a series of accidental events, stumbles into the world of serial murder. Thompson will play Barney's emasculating mother.
Ray Winstone plays a detective inspector in charge of an inept homicide department. Ewen Bremner also stars.
Richard Cowan and Colin McLaren wrote the script, based on the novel series by Douglas Lindsay. John G. Lenic and Kaleena Kiff are producing.