Warner Bros. and CBS Films are vying for the film rights to Jamie McGuire’s novel “Beautiful Disaster” says The Hollywood Reporter.
Described as a “Fifty Shades of Grey” for the young adult crowd, the story follows college good-girl Abby Abernathy, who doesn’t drink or swear.
She makes a bet with the lean, cut and tattoo-covered Travis Maddox – if she wins he must abstain from sex for a month, if he wins she must live with him for a month.
Though the books come from similar origins being initially self-published before being picked up for publishing by a distributor, ‘Disaster’ avoids the kinky sex elements of ‘Shades’.
Donald De Line is attached to produce should the Warners bid win, but it’s still early as yet.