Australian director Scott Hicks (“Snow Falling on Cedars,” “Shine”) is in negotiations to direct “The Lucky One” for Warner Bros. Pictures says Variety.
The project is yet another adaptation of a novel by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks (“Dear John,” “A Walk to Remember,” “The Notebook”).
Will Fetters will adapt the novel which follows a Marine who returns to North Carolina having survived three tours of duty in Iraq.
He attributes his good luck to a photo he has always carried with him, a photo of a woman he’s never met. Now that he’s returned, he sets out to meet her.
Denise Di Novi and Kevin McCormick are producing.