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The next pair of young lovers in Nicholas Sparks’ long canon are ready to step forward, and it was announced today that Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer will star in “The Choice,” which will be directed by Ross Katz. Walker and Palmer will play Travis Parker and Gabby Holland, respectively, who first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town — because this is a Nicholas Sparks movie after all. The film will chart the ups and downs in their love affair over the course of ten years. Walker andRead More
Another beautiful and in love young couple is probably about to meet heartbreak in the first trailer released for the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation, “The Best of Me.” Liana Liberato and Luke Bracey fall in love as teenagers, but are of course separated, though their story picks up again 20 years later as Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden meet again as adults. There’s actually no tragedy foretold in this first teaser trailer, just lots of frolicking and declarations of love and sexytimes between both couples, young and old, but comeRead More
Looks like the quartet of lovers at the center of the newest Nicholas Sparks adaptation has been rounded out. Deadline reports Jack Huston has now joined the cast of “The Longest Ride” and will star alongside Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson and Oona Chaplin. The parallel and interweaving romantic tales follows two romances, one between a bull rider (Eastwood) and a college student (Robertson), and the other, at the end of WWII, between a newly married couple (Huston and Chaplin). The man, Ira, is 90 in present day, and lies trappedRead More
The romantic quartet is almost complete. Deadline reports Britt Robertson has snagged the other female lead role in Nicholas Sparks adaptation “The Longest Ride,” joining Scott Eastwood and the just cast Oona Chaplin. The parallel/interweaving romantic tales follow a cowboy (Eastwood) who falls for a college student (Robertson) on one end, with a 91 year old man who lies trapped after a car accident and reflects back on his life with his wife on the other. Chaplin plays his wife in flashbacks set after the end of WWII. George TillmanRead More
One of the female leads in the newest Nicholas Sparks adaptation “The Longest Ride” has been filled, but she won’t be romancing Scott Eastwood, who landed the male lead role last week. Instead, “Game of Thrones” alum Oona Chaplin will play a role in a different timeline, according to The Wrap. The latest tearjerker from the prolific author follows two interweaving stories. As a 91 year old man lies trapped after an auto accident, he reflects on his long life and romance with his wife, while nearby, a young cowboyRead More
Scott Eastwood has landed a leading role in the upcoming adaptation of Nicholas Sparks‘ novel “The Longest Ride.” The romantic drama follows an elderly widower who is trapped in a car crash and begins reflecting on his life while in a nearby town a young couple falls for each other. Eastwood is set to play Luke Collins, one half of the story’s youthful romance, a cowboy who comes to love college senior Sophia. Fox 2000 acquired the rights for the film after a bidding war, no doubt eager to imitateRead More
He’s conquered Broadway and Netflix, and now Sebastian Arcelus is setting his sights on the big screen. According to Deadline, the “House of Cards” alum has landed a role in upcoming Nicholas Sparks adaptation “The Best of Me,” starring Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden in the lead roles. Michael Hoffman is directing the romantic drama based on Sparks’ novel of the same name, which follows two former high school sweethearts who are brought back together years later when they return to their hometown to mourn the passing of a friend.Read More
Luke Bracey and Liana Liberato are set to play the younger versions of James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan‘s lead characters in Michael Hoffman‘s Nicholas Sparks adaptation “The Best of Me,” according to Deadline. “The Best of Me” follows the reignited romance of two ex-high school sweethearts, Dawson Cole (Marsden/Bracey) and Amanda Collier (Monaghan/Liberato), who find themselves reunited after twenty years at the funeral of Tuck Hostetler, the mentor who once provided shelter for their forbidden romance. The film is scripted by J. Mills Goodloe (“Pride”) and was rewritten by HoffmanRead More
As Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel prepare to embark upon being star-crossed lovers in a film adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel – “Safe Haven”, opening on Valentine’s Day – we look back at the tragic lovebirds who came before them. Sparks movies are critical flops and box office successes but seem to be hit and miss when it comes to creating stars. For the purpose of this study, we’ll omit the two Sparks adaptations which starred established stars. Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Richard Gere and Diane Lane are doingRead More
Keira Kinghtley said no, will Julianne Hough say yes? Variety reports it’s the “Dancing with the Stars” graduate who is now in negotiations to star in the latest Nicholas Sparks big screen adaptation, Lasse Hallstrom’s “Safe Haven”, which already has Josh Duhamel as its leading man. Hough will play Katie, a mysterious young woman who shows up in a small coastal town in North Carolina harboring dark secrets about her past. Though she tries to avoid it, she falls for handsome widower Alex (Duhamel), with two young children in tow,Read More