Fox Searchlight has acquired screen rights to Jen Sacks’ Nice, which will be developed as a potential star vehicle for Reese Witherspoon, reports Variety.
Ben Queen will adapt the darkly humorous novel. Witherspoon will produce with Keri Selig, Gayla Nethercott and Jennifer Simpson.
The protagonist is a magazine writer who accidentally kills her boyfriend. She finds a way to get rid of the body and discovers that killing boyfriends is easier than breaking up with them.