Project is set to begin principal photography next January with Muccino directing from a script by J. Mills Goodloe, Salvador Paskowitz and Allison Burnett.
Summit has acquired domestic distribution rights and Lakeshore International and Sierra/Affinity are jointly repping worldwide rights.
Story centers on a young woman born at the turn of 20th century who is rendered ageless after an accident. After years of a solitary life, she meets a man for whom it might be worth losing her immortality.
“Adaline” had Katherine Heigl attached to topline last year with Andy Tennant directing. Pic marks the fourth co-production between Lakeshore and Kimmel.The companies recently signed Amanda Seyfried to topline the thriller “Gone” and previously partnered on upcoming releases “The Lincoln Lawyer” and “One for the Money,” starring Heigl.
Muccino most recently directed two Will Smith starrers — “Seven Pounds” and “The Pursuit of Happyness” — and is currently in pre-production on “Playing the Field,” starring Gerard Butler.
Muccino is repped by CAA.