Romola Garai is in talks to join the cast of Focus Features’ romantic comedy “One Day.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is based on a novel by British author David Nicholls, who adapted the screenplay. Lone Scherfig is directing with Nina Jacobson producing.
Production begins this summer in London.
The film revolves around Emma (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter (Jim Sturgess) who meet during their 1988 graduation and proceed to meet one day a year for the next 20 years until they realize they were meant for each other.
Garai will play the woman Dexter marries then divorces over those years.
Garai’s film credits include “Atonement” and “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.”