Simon Baker to ‘Give it a Year’

'The Mentalist' actor to star in Working Title marriage comedy

Simon Baker looks to have found his next project during his hiatus as “The Mentalist” star is set for the Working Title’s “I Give it a Year.”

Rafe Spall is already attached and Dan Mazer is on board to helm from a script he wrote.

The story revolves around the comedic trials and tribulations of a pair of newlyweds during their first year as a married couple.

Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan are producing the project.

No distributor has come on board yet.

Best known for his role on CBS’ “The Mentalist,” the last film Baker was seen in was Lionsgate’s “Margin Call.”

He is repped by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.

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