March 05, 2014
The Age of Adaline film has found its leading lady in Gossip Girl Blake Lively, Deadline reports. The romantic drama follows a 29-year-old girl named Adaline who gets into a near fatal accident, but then just stops aging. Given this miraculous gift, she sets off on an adventure across the world, but it becomes clear that eternal youth may have its drawbacks. The film is being directed by Lee Toland Krieger, who most recently directed the Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones romantic dramedy Celeste & Jesse Forever. Actress Ellen Burstyn (Requiem For a Dream, Big Love) will also star in the film, which is set to begin production in March.