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Bruce Joel Rubin Falls for "Traveler's Wife"

January 04, 2007 04:11:40 GMT

"Deep Impact" writer Bruce Joel Rubin is replacing Jeremy Leven to pen the screenplay of "The Time Traveler's Wife."


Time Traveler's Wife, The picture

Looks like it will be some time more before moviegoers can see "The Time Traveler's Wife" in theaters. Variety has reported that New Line Cinema has decided to not using the screenplay penned by Jeremy Leven and appointed "Deep Impact" scribe Bruce Joel Rubin to rewrite it instead.

So far, the project has already had Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Nick Wechsler on producers' seats with "Flightplan" helmer Robert Schwentke being attached to direct. Meanwhile, "Mean Girls" star Rachel McAdams is still in negotiations to take the female lead role.

An adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger's 2003 best-selling novel of the same title, "Wife" depicts the impact of time travel to the marriage relationship between a beautiful woman and a man who has a genetic disorder known as "Chrono-Impairment" which causes him to involuntarily travel through time.

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