The actor revealed his new project, which will be his second directing stint, on on Friday (11Dec15). Paddy's directorial debut, the critically-acclaimed Tyrannosaur, starring Olivia Colman and Eddie Marsan, was released in 2011.

The new movie, called Journeyman, has a script penned by Paddy, and in his online message he wrote, "Just got the green light. I will be directing again early next year."

His followers congratulated him, with one asking the Hot Fuzz star if the film is about boxing, and Paddy replied, "Yes sir."

The movie will focus on fictional boxers who take money to lose fights.