Alcon adapting Emily Giffin’s novel for film
Luke Greenfield (“The Girl Next Door”) has fallen for “Something Borrowed” and will direct the romance, produced by Alcon Entertainment toppers Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson along with Hilary Swank and Molly Smith through their 2S Films banner.Aaron Lubin and Pamela Schein Murphy of Wild Ocean Films will also produce. “Something Borrowed,” based on Emily Giffin’s debut novel of the same name, is being fast-tracked for a shoot in the spring and summer. Greenfield produced Universal’s “Role Models.” Swank and Smith collaborated with Alcon on the romantic comedy “P.S. I Love You,” starring Swank and Gerard Butler with Alcon financing and producing. Jennie Urman penned the script, which centers on a Manhattan attorney who becomes involved with her best friend’s fiancé following her 30th birthday, forcing her to decide between a life-long friend and the man of her dreams. Greenfield is repped by CAA and Urman is repped by UTA.