SC International Pictures will finance and produce.
Forster, whose credits include “Finding Neverland,” “Quantum of Solace” and “World War Z,” will direct from a script he co-wrote with Sean Conway (“Ray Donovan”).
Production companies are SC International Pictures in association with Wing and a Prayer Films. Link Entertainment and 2Dux2 will also produce. Producers are Forster, Craig Baumgarten, Michael Selby and Jillian Kugler; Brian Wilkins, Ron Perlman and Renee Wolfe will exec produce.
Lively will star as a blind woman who regains her sight, and Clarke will portray her husband. With her sight restored, the couple begin to discover previously unseen and disturbing details about themselves, their marriage and their lives.
“Blake is an amazing actress with a huge onscreen presence who I know will bring enormous talent to the role, and Jason is captivating, strong and fearless in his work,” Forster said. “It is inspiring to me as a filmmaker to get the opportunity to work with the both of them.”
Clarke’s credits in include “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.” He stars as John Connor in this summer’s “Terminator: Genisys” and also stars in Universal’s disaster thriller “Everest.”
Lively’s film “The Age of Adaline” will be released this April.
Nick Meyer of Sierra-Affinity is handling international sales with Roeg Sutherland at CAA handling domestic sales.
Clarke is represented by Robert Stein Management and CAA. Lively is repped by WME, Management 360 and attorney Jeff Bernstein. Forster is repped by CAA, Management 360 and Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler.