Green Bay native Shalhoub is looking to move on to other work after eight years of Monk.
In February, Madison filmmaker Nicholas Langholff will begin production on Groundhog Day meets Fargo."
Langholff has been setting up the production for the past 16 months. The budget is modest (under $1 million), but signing up Shalhoub was a coup. The actor is from Green Bay himself, and he's passionate about Matzdorff's script.
Langholff was impressed with Shalhoub's gracious appearance at a kickoff event for Feed the Fish at Milwaukee's new filmmaking facility,