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Ready for another sobfest? The Notebook TV series is up next

The CW network is teaming up with author Nicholas Sparks, whose book inspired the 2004 film, to reboot the movie, said The Hollywood Reporter.

tv Updated: Aug 25, 2015 12:35 IST
The Notebook,Rachel McAdams,Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in a still from The Notebook.

Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams's tear-jerking 2004 romantic flick, The Notebook, is being developed for a TV series at The CW network.

The network is teaming up with author Nicholas Sparks, whose book inspired the film, said The Hollywood Reporter.

The series will follow the romantic journey of the two beloved central characters, Noah (Gosling in the feature film) and Allie (McAdams), at the outset of their blossoming relationship as they build their lives and their future together against the backdrop of the racial politics, economic inequities and social mores of post-World War II in the late 1940s in North Carolina.

Todd Graff will pen the script and executive produce alongside Sparks and Theresa Park.

The drama hails from Warner Bros Television, a corporate sibling of feature-film producers New Line Cinema, and Nicholas Sparks Productions.

James Garner and Gena Rowlands who played older versions of Noah and Ellie in the movie.

"The Notebook is a very well-received book and motion picture. It is going to be set after World War II. At this point, the pilot is not done.

"I don't believe we're going to see the older couple, what they become, but again, things change and we're just now in the development stage," CW president Mark Pedowitz said.

First Published: Aug 12, 2015 14:49 IST