Phil Lord & Christopher Miller Eye THE ROSIE PROJECT

‘(500) Days Of Summer’ scribes providing the script…

Filmmaking duo Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (’22 Jump Street,’ ‘The LEGO Movie’) are reportedly in talks with Sony to step behind the camera for a film adaptation of Graeme Simsion’s hit novel ‘The Rosie Project.’

Per Deadline, the romantic comedy centres on Don Tillman, “a professor of genetics who may suffer from Asperger’s and has never been on a second date until he embarks upon The Wife Project, designing a questionnaire to help him find the perfect partner: a punctual, non-drinking, non-smoking female who will fit in with his regimented lifestyle. When the unorthodox and free-spirited Rosie appears on the scene, it is clear that she fits none of his selection criteria, but she still may just be the perfect match to help turn his life around.”

Lord & Miller would be working from a script by ‘(500) Days of Summer’ screenwriters Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber.