After the success of The Fault In Out Stars and decent business for If I Stay, it’s not too surprising that Hollywood is looking around for other tearjerking novels they can cast pretty young people in and then make them go through romantic trials and tribulations.
Now MGM is lining one up, based on Jojo Moyes novel Me Before, with Variety reporting that they’ve signed Hunger Games’ Sam Claflin and Game Of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke to star.
The book revolves around a young woman at a crossroads in her life, who’s feeling stuck in a rut and unsure of her feelings for her boyfriend. However he life begins to change when she starts to care for a recently paralysed young man, with the connection changing both their lives.
Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber are set to write the script, with Thea Sharrock directing. There’s no news on when it will shoot.