The Avengers star Chris Evans is set to make his directorial debut with romantic drama 1:30 Train.

The 32-year-old star is will both helm and star in the indie movie, which centres on two strangers who meet in Manhattan and spend one night together, according to Deadline.

Evans is slated to shoot the film this autumn, finishing production in time to reprise his Captain America role in the highly-anticipated Avengers sequel, Age of Ultron.

Wonderland Sound and Vision will finance the indie 1:30 Train.