The film is based on the 2010 novel by Charles Martin following a man and woman who fall in love after being stranded in the wilderness after a plane crash.
J. Mills Goodloe and Scott Frank wrote previous drafts of the script when Rosamund Pike and Charlie Hunnam were attached to star. The actors have since dropped the project.
Weitz previously wrote this year’s live-action Cinderella as well as directing The Twilight Saga‘s second film, New Moon.
He is repped by WME.
Emily J | Staff Writer