The Best of Me is an upcoming American romantic drama film directed by Michael Hoffman which he co-wrote with Will Fetters and J. Mills Goodloe, based on the 2011 novel, The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan.Principal photography on the film began on March 6, 2014 in New Orleans. The film is scheduled for an October 17, 2014 release by Relativity Media.
James Marsden as Dawson Cole
Luke Bracey as Young Dawson Cole
Michelle Monaghan as Amanda Collier
Liana Liberato as Young Amanda Collier
Sebastain Arcelus as Frank Reynolds
Jon Tenney as Harvey Collier
Ian Nelson as Jared
Schuyler Fisk as Older April
On June 17, 2011, Warner Bros. acquired the film’s right to the upcoming novel The Best of Me by Nichola Sparks. On March 15, 2012, it was announced that the studio had tapped screenwriter J. Mills Goodloe to adapt Nicholas Sparks’ latest 2011 released romance novel The Best of Me.On September 27, it was reported that Warner Bros was in final talks with Michael Hoffman to direct the film, Will Fetters was set to rewrite the script while Denise Di Novi was set to produce the film along with Sparks and Theresa Park as co-producer.
The film is released on 17th July, 2014