By Mandi Bierly
Updated January 12, 2010 at 11:00 AM EST

Julia Roberts will costar with Tom Hanks in Larry Crowne, a film about a middle-aged man who’s forced to find a new career that Hanks will also write and direct, Variety reports. The Oscar winners previously shared the screen in Charlie Wilson’s War. Hanks has not written and directed a feature film since 1996’s That That You Do!.