By Jennifer Armstrong
March 09, 2009 at 05:00 PM EDT

Julia Roberts will produce the comedy Jesus Henry Christ, based on her Fireflies in the Garden director Dennis Lee’s short film of the same name, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lee will write and direct the project, which follows Henry James Hermin, a boy conceived in a petri dish and raised by a feminist mom; he begins to follow a trail of Post-It Notes that may lead to his biological father. (There are no plans for Roberts to appear in the movie thus far.) Lee is making is directorial debut with Fireflies, which costars Roberts, Ryan Reynolds, Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Hayden Panettiere, and hits theaters in June.