The story centers on a 29-year-old woman who stops aging after recovering from an accident which nearly killed her. She embarks on a worldwide journey throughout the 20th Century, keeping her secret intact until she meets the man of her dreams.
Lee Toland Krieger (Celeste and Jesse Forever) is directing from a screenplay by J. Mills Goodloe and Salvador Paskowitz. Lakeshore's Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are producing alongside Sidney Kimmel. Production is scheduled to begin in March.
Here's what Lionsgate co-presidents Robert Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger had to say in a statement.
"We searched for the ideal director and stars. We believe that we have found them with Lee Toland Krieger, Blake Lively and Ellen Burstyn , and together they will tell the story of Adaline in a way that audiences won't forget."
The project once had Katherine Heigl attached to star, with Andy Tennant directing.
The Age of Adaline comes to theaters April 24th, 2015 and stars Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Amanda Crew, Ellen Burstyn, Richard Harmon, Kathy Baker, Mark Ghanimé. The film is directed by Lee Toland Krieger.