Former Casualty star Jamie Davis has landed a huge new project, but this time he won't be in front of the camera.
The synopsis from ITV reads: "You & Me is a story about finding love when you least expect it. Jess, Ben and Emma all experience tragedies they feel they will never overcome.
"Ben has the worst time of his life on the day he becomes a father, Jess misses a bus and changes her life forever, and the day Emma gets offered her dream job her nightmare begins... Can they find hope and love again in the future – or will the past always keep holding them back?"
The story will be told over two separate timelines, showing the character's pasts and present.
Speaking about You & Me, Davis said: "As a writer, my aim is to tell authentic stories with heart and humour.
"To be telling a love story that mixes the genres of romantic comedy, domestic drama and thriller is incredibly exciting – and to be doing so with people of such calibre, talent and renown on my first commission is more than I could ever have wished for."
Russell T Davies commented: "I read 100s of scripts, but this one shone out from the rest. It's an honour to help Jamie get this to the screen – it's funny, fast, clever and heart-breaking, everything you want a drama to be!"
Alongside his role as Max in Casualty, Davis has also appeared in Footballers' Wives, Misfits, Shameless and Switch.
Filming on You & Me is expected to begin later this summer.
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