{Exclusive} “Game Of Thrones” Star Emilia Clarke To Topline Romantic Dramedy “In Spite Of Us”

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   〉Clarke is on board for the romantic dramedy based on James Collins’s novel Beginner’s Greek.

is set to star in the romantic dramedy IN SPITE OF US–formerly known as The One That Got Away. The project, based on the novel Beginner’s Greek by James Collins, follows an investment banker who meets his soul mate on a plane but loses her phone number, and he later discovers that his best friend has married the woman. is writing the script. will produce through his De Line Pictures alongside for Gold Circle Films and . Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber and penned previous drafts.

Best known for her performance as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s Game Of Thrones, Clarke starred in last summer’s Terminator Genisys and can next be seen opposite Sam Claflin in the romantic drama Me Before You. [Watch the trailer for Me Before You here.]

mark-hammerHammer penned the 2014 indie hit Two Night Stand, starring Analeigh Tipton and Miles Teller, and wrote for MTV’s U.S. version of the British teen drama Skins. His slasher comedy spec You’ll Be The Death Of Me was in at Lionsgate and Madeville with E.L. Katz attached to direct.

De Line Pictures is the company behind Pain & Gain, The Italian Job, and Burlesque. De Line entered the arena with Fox’s Wayward Pines, which was renewed for a second season set to premiere this summer, and is now in pre- on the Steven Spielberg-directed feature adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel Ready Player One. Brooks and Gold Circle produce the Pitch Perfect franchise and recently revived their 2002 smash hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding with a sequel due out this summer. Weinstock’s credits include thriller Fracture, teen comedy Fired Up!, and indie drama What Maisie Knew.

Clarke is repped by and .
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