Double Oscar winner Hilary Swank has signed to star inPS, I Love You, the forthcoming film ofCecelia Ahern's bestseller which is being produced by Alcon Entertainment,released domestically by Warner Bros and sold here by SummitEntertainment.
Another Oscar winner Richard LaGravanese, who isdirector of one of the segments in Un Certain Regard opener Paris Je T'aime, has written the adaptation and will direct the film.
He worked with Swank on his recently completed FreedomWriters for Jersey, MTV Films and Paramount. PS, ILove You is the story of a young Irish widow trying to put herlife together again after her husband dies who receives monthly letters hewrote before he died helping her to overcome her grief.
Oscar-winning producer Wendy Finerman (The Fan) is producing. Swank will next be seen in Brian De Palma's TheBlack Dahlia and Dark Castle's horror movie TheReaping for Warner Bros.