Cloudy Weinstein Sees Silver Linings

The Weinstein Co. has acquired screen rights to “The Silver Linings Playbook,” a not-yet-published comic novel from Matthew M. Quick reports Variety.

The story concerns a man who, after a mental collapse, is released from a health facility determined to find the silver linings in his life.

In total denial that his wife has remarried and moved on, he moves home with his parents and befriends a depressed woman who offers to act as a liaison between him and his wife.

Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella will produce.