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The novel tells the story of Lou, a small-town girl who still lives at home with her parents, and Will, a huge success who finds himself wheelchair-bound after an accident. Will has lost the desire to live, but when Lou bursts into his world in a riot of colour as his new carer, she is determined to show him that life is worth living.
Sharrock has previously directed Daniel Radcliffe’s 2008 Broadway debut Equus, The Sunshine Boys with Danny DeVito and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Olivier-winning revival of After the Dance. Her TV directing credits, meanwhile, include The Hollow Crown and Call the Midwife. Me Before You will be her feature debut.
Jojo Moyes wrote the first draft of the screenplay with (500) Days Of Summer writers Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber working on the most recent draft.
We’ll keep you posted on the film’s progress. Exciting much?