Josh Duhamel in negotiations to star in the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ “Safe Haven” at Relativity says Variety.
The story follows a young North Carolina woman is determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships.
As she begins to fall in love, she struggles with a dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her. Duhamel plays a widowed store owner and father of two.
Lasse Hallstrom directs from a script by Dana Stevens. Sparks, Ryan Kavanaugh, Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen will produce with a February 8th 2013 release date set.