Pantelion Films has optioned the script for English-language romantic comedy Hopelessly Devoted from writers Jill Mazursky and Jamee Decio. Sandra Condito and Paul M. Perez will produce the film, which is targeted to begin production later this year.
In Hopelessly Devoted, a notorious Major League Baseball player and a nun, who has been experiencing doubts about her vocation, find that opposites attract.
Mazursky's writing credits include Taking Care of Business, which she co-wrote with J.J. Abrams, and Golf Punks. She is also executive producing upcoming documentary Keep on Keepin' On.
Mazursky and Decio are represented by Untitled Entertainment and Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman.