Universal Pictures has optioned “If I Stay” author Gayle Forman’s bestselling young adult novels “Just One Day” and its follow-up “Just One Year” wtih plans to combine them into a single feature love story with a “Before Sunrise”-style tone.
The story follows a young couple who meet and share one incredible day (and night!) together only to be separated. They spend the next year looking for each other and find themselves along the journey.
The first book told the story from the woman’s POV, the second from the man’s. Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage will produce.