Alcon Entertainment has procured all filmed entertainment rights to Postscript, the newly published followup to Cecelia Ahern’s 2004 debut publication P.S. I Love You. The Blind Side manufacturing business will co-finance and co-produce the characteristic adaptation together with Black Label Media.
Alcon created and funded the 2014 movie adaptation of P.S. I Love You, that starred Hilary Swank as Holly, in addition to Gerard Butler, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kathy Bates, and Lisa Kudrow. It followed the story of Holly and her husband Gerry (Butler), that are torn apart when Gerry dies from a brain tumor. A grieving Holly finds Gerry has left 10 letters created to assist Holly conquer her sorrow and transition to a different life.
Postscript, which hit bookshelves now in america now (through Grand Central Publishing) after its UK launch (via HarperCollins) past September, picks up on Holly’s narrative seven years following her husband’s departure with Holly having peacefully proceeded on with her life. But when Holly’s sister asks her to tell the story of this”PS, I Love You” letters on her podcast — she does so reluctantly, not wanting to reopen old wounds. Shortly after the episode airs, individuals begin reaching out to Holly, and all of them have something in common: they are terminally ill and would like to leave their particular missives supporting for loved ones. Unexpectedly, Holly finds herself drawn into a world she has worked tirelessly to leave behind — but one which leads her on a different amazing, life-affirming journey.
Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson are making the project with Molly Smith, Trent and Thad Luckinbill of Black Label.
Ahern is repped for both TV and movie by Howie Sanders in Anonymous Content, also for publishing by Theresa Park of Park & Fine Literary and Media.