Catherine Hardwicke making If I Stay

Despite the disagreement over Twilight, director Catherine Hardwicke and Summit Entertainment appear to have come to terms – as she’s signed on to make If I Stay for the company.

Based on Gayle Forman’s novel – which, in true Hollywood style has yet to be published yet – finds a gifted musician and her indie rock star boyfriend who must choose between life and slipping the mortal coil when they’re in a car accident.

"When we were thinking of the perfect director to capture the emotion, grace and passion of this beautiful book, one filmmaker became the clear and only choice: Catherine Hardwicke,” Summit’s production president Erik Feig announced.

He added, “but if she tries to make the sequel, she’s toast.” Okay, we kid.

[Source: Variety ]

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