Seyfried, Bernal, Redgrave Seek “Juliet”

Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael Garcia Bernal and Franco Nero will star in the romancer “Letters to Juliet” for Summit Entertainment reports Variety.

Based on a book by Lise and Ceil Friedman, the story follows a couple (Seyfried, Garcia) who take a trip to Italy and receive a note meant for Shakespeare’s star-crossed lover Juliet Capulet.

The note was written by a woman (Redgrave) searching for a young man who romanced her during a long-ago vacation in Italy. The young woman scours Tuscany to find the older woman’s long-lost love (Nero).

Jose Rivera and Tim Sullivan penned the script which Gary Winick will direct. Shooting kicks off June 25th in Italy.