Ryan Gosling stars in The Actor, an adaptation of Donald E. Westlakes novel Memory . Gosling is also one of the producers of the film, The Hollywood Reporter writes on Wednesday.

The 40-year-old actor plays Paul Cole, who has a memory impairment and is trying to start a new life after being left for dead somewhere in Ohio in the 1950s.

Cole looks for a new home, love and eventually himself. The movie is being directed by Duke Johnson.

It is not clear when the film should be released.