British actress Romola Garai (“Atonement,” “Emma”) is in negotiations to join the romantic comedy “One Day” for Focus Features says Reuters.
David Nicholls adapts his own novel about two people (Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess) who meet for the first time during their Edinburgh University graduation in 1988 and meet on St. Swithin’s day (July 15th) every year for the next two decades.
Over that time the pair lead their lives and have relationships with others until they realise they’re meant for each other. Garai will play the woman Sturgess’ character marries, and then divorces during those two decades.
Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig (“An Education”) will direct. Nina Jacobson will produce and shooting kicks off this Summer in London.