Jason Priestley takes director role

Press Association

Jason Priestley is to make his directorial debut with indie movie Cas & Dylan.

The former Beverly Hills 90210 star has signed up Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss to star opposite Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany in the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Richard will play Dr Cas Pepper, a dying man whose plans to end it all himself go awry when he meets free-spirited young woman Dylan, played by Tatiana

Jason will direct the film in Canada from a script by Being Eric's Jessie Gabe.

The news of the Call Me Fitz star's directorial debut comes just as he was reunited with his Beverly Hills 90210 co-stars Jennie Garth and Luke Perry in a set of TV adverts for clothing company Old Navy.

In the hit 90s TV show Jennie's character Kelly was caught in a love triangle between Brandon and Dylan, played by heartthrobs Jason and Luke.

In the ad they poke fun at their old roles, as Jennie is again caught in a love triangle with the pair, but chooses perfect fitting jeans over both men.