‘An Education’ Director Circling ‘One Day’

Lone Scherfig may oversee “When Harry Met Sally…” style comedy

Lone Scherfig, director of "An Education," is in negotiations to helm "One Day," a romantic comedy based on a novel by British author David Nicholls set up at Focus. Nina Jacobson is producing via her Color Force banner along with Random House Films.

"Day" revolves around Dexter and Emma, who meet for the first time during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to meet one day a year for the next 20 years. In "When Harry Met Sally …" fashion, the story tracks their lives and loves until they realize they were meant for each other.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.