New Line Cinema has picked up rights to Sex And The City writers Greg Behrendt and Liz Tucillo'snon-fiction bestseller He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth ToUnderstanding Guys.

The authors will adapt the screenplay, which will centre on a youngfemale talk show host who becomes involved with a guest.

"The minute I heard the title Ithought it could be a great movie," New Line's president of production TobyEmmerich said in a statement.

"Then the writers developed anexcellent story with two very castable parts which should help make this astrong romantic comedy."

Productionexecutive vice president Mark Ordesky, senior vice president Kent Alterman,vice president Michelle Weiss and creative executive Swanna MacNair willoversee for the studio.