Matt Damon is set to reunite with his Margaret director Kenneth Lonergan.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor and writer-director have plans to work together on the upcoming drama Manchester-by-the-Sea.

The film will see Damon play a Boston plumber who returns to his hometown following the death of his brother, and ends up taking responsibility for his late brother's 16-year-old son.

Manchester-by-the-Sea is slated for an autumn shoot, with pre-production scheduled to begin today (September 8).