The studio has hired J. Mills Goodloe ("Pride") to adapt "The Best Of Me" and holy fucking shit it sounds like every other one of his novels. But in case you must know, the story centers on two former high school sweethearts, from opposite sides of the track, who after 25 years, are brought back to their hometown of Oriental, North Carolina (note to the studio: change that) for the funeral of a local mentor. Will they rekindle that flame once again? Can they find the passion in each other they don't have in their lives? Why are we even asking?
The Sparks train continues to run hard with the Zac Efron-starring "The Lucky One" opening next month, and Relativity gearing up "Safe Haven" with Keira Knightley (of all people) looking to star. So lots of Sparks coming your way in the years to come... [Deadline]