Mike Newell is fresh off his directing duties on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and according to The Hollywood Reporter he has already chosen his next project, Love in the Time of Cholera for New Line Cinema.
The film is based on the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and chronicles a love triangle set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century South America. The story revolves around two young lovers who wait out careers, marriages, affairs and deaths until they can finally reunite. Ronald Harwood who wrote the script for The Pianist penned the screenplay.
New Line is aiming for a spring start date and is eyeing locations in Central America and South America.