This year’s super weekend is no exception as Sony’s Screen Gems division—known in certain circles as Columbia-Lite—serves up the expected Chick Flick.
But guess what? This is not your typical goofy comedy, but a timely Romantic-Drama from THE CIDER HOUSE RULES director Lasse Hallstroem
And guys will like this one too!
It’s DEAR JOHN adapted from the novel of the same title by THE NOTEBOOK’s author Nicholas Sparks. It tells the story of young soldier John Tyree who’s home on leave—and his chance-meeting on the beach with college co-ed Savannah Curtis.
At the end of their two weeks together they promise to stay true to each other and eventually marry after he leaves the Army.
But it’s not to be.
When the 9/11 attacks hit unexpectedly, John re-ups his tour of duty eventually leading to—you guessed it—the DEAR JOHN LETTER!
Another main element to the story is John’s (autistic maybe)