Machete writer Rodriguez and writer-director Mayer have signed on to adapt Erri De Luca’s Italian bestseller.

Michael Mayer

Paola Porrini Bisson and OH!PEN Productions are producing Tu, Mio (You, Mine), which takes place in post-war Italy as a teenager falls for an older woman with a secret.

De Luca is in development with Dean Zanuck on The Weight Of The Butterfly.

Bisson produced The Nightshift Belongs To The Stars, A Musical Imprinting, and Trees That Walk, all written by De Luca.

Rodriguez is managed by Bob Sobhani and Jennie Frisbie at Magnet Management; Mayer iby Gary Ventimiglia. Both are with Stone, Genow, Smelkinson, Binder & Christopher.