M. Night Shyamalan and Bruce Willis had plenty of success together with The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, but they haven’t worked together since. Now they’re planning to reunite, but it won’t be for a sequel to either of their earlier movies, instead it’ll be a drama called Labor Of Love, according to Deadline.
In the film, ‘Willis will play a Philadelphia book store owner who loses the love of his life in a tragic accident. Never big on words, he becomes haunted by the notion that he never properly told his wife how much he loved her. Since she once asked if he would walk across the country for her, he decides to show her posthumously just how much he did love her. That trek starts from Philadelphia to Pacifica, CA, which was her favorite place.’
Interestingly it’s not a new project, as it was actually one of the first scripts Shyamalan sold back in 1993, but it didn’t get made as Night wanted to direct but Fox, who bought the screenplay, didn’t want to let him.
Now Emmett/Furla/Oasis are buying the rights from Fox and plan to sell the project to interested parties at the European Film Market.