Maid In Manhattan actor Ralph Fiennes is talks to direct a play by English
poet CRAIG RAINE.
British star Fiennes has been looking for the right script to help him
make his directorial debut for some time - and Raine believes he's finally
Raine says, "It's a kind of comedy, called ACTS OF GRACE AND DECENCY. It
has been brewing for about 30 years, but it is not complete and it has yet to
He adds, "Nothing has been set in stone, but Ralph has expressed a strong
interest in directing the play and I would be over the moon if he did, as he
would do a brilliant job. It may be his first time as a director, but he has a
sense of the theatre."