The CW Developing TV Adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' THE NOTEBOOK
Nicholas Sparks' hit romance THE NOTEBOOK may soon be coming to the small screen.
According to Entertainment Weekly, The CW is currently developing a television adaptation of the film, originally based on Sparks' 1996 novel. At this point, the project is reportedly still in very early development.
The Notebook is a story of lost chances, growing up and the power of enduring love. Behind every great love is a great story. Two teenagers from opposite sides of the tracks fall in love during one summer together, but are tragically forced apart. When they reunite seven years later, their passionate romance is rekindled, forcing one of them to choose between true love and class order.
The Notebook scored a number of specialty awards and nominations, particularly with the younger set: TEEN CHOICE AWARDS winner for Actor in a Drama and Breakout Performance for a Male (Ryan Gosling), TEEN CHOICE AWARDS winner for Actress in a Drama (Rachel McAdams), MTV Movie Award winner for Best Kiss (Ryan Gosling / Rachel McAdams) and Satellite Award winner for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Drama (Gena Rowlands). Nominations came from SAG for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role (James Garner) and from the MTV MOVIE AWARDS for Best Female Performance (Rachel McAdams).The Notebook is directed by Nick Cassavetes (My Sister's Keeper, John Q.) from a screenplay by Jeremy Leven, adaptation by Jan Sardi, based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks (author of A Walk to Remember, Message in a Bottle). The film stars Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee and Independent Spirit Award winner, Ryan Gosling (Crazy, Stupid Love, Drive), Rachel McAdams (The Vow, SHERLOCK Holmes: A Game of Shadows), Academy Award nominees James Garner (Murphy's Romance, TV's "Eight Simple Rules") and Gena Rowlands (Paris, je t'aime, Taking Lives), James Marsden (X-Men series, Superman Returns) and Kevin Connolly (TV's "Entourage," Secretariat), with Academy Award nominees Sam Shepard (The Right Stuff, Black Hawk Down) and Joan Allen (The Contender, Nixon).