Warner Bros Buys Nicholas Sparks' Upcoming Romance Novel 'The Best Of Me'

June 20th, 2011

Deadline New York
June 17, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has acquired The Best of Me, the next novel by Nicholas Sparks. No numbers were available, but I believe the deal is similar to the one that Relativity Media made to win an auction for Sparks’ Safe Haven (which just landed Lasse Hallstrom as director). That deal was in the vicinity of $2 million against $5 million, and Relativity Media had a nine-month window to develop a script.

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