Lisa Owens wrote the script, which is drawn from Winterhart's 2012 work. The story concerns 15-year-old Daniel Bagnold, whose summer plan to visit his father and step-mother in Florida is thrown for a loop when they cancel. Facing the prospect of six weeks with his librarian mother, Daniel nonetheless finds a way to have a good time with his friends, his heavy metal obsession, and yes, even with his mum.
Bird is looking for a cast now, with the backing of Creative England, and should be shooting the film this year. In front of the camera, Bird will next be seen in You, Me And Him.