Scott Hicks Is A “Lucky One”

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.