According to Variety, The Invention of Lying takes place in a world where people only tell the truth. However one guy (Gervais) discovers he has the ability to lie and uses his new skill for work and pleasure.
Gervais is currently at work on Ghost Town with Greg Kinnear and Tea Leoni. Garner will next be seen in the critically acclaimed indie comedy, Juno.
* The original title was This Side of the Truth.