The Notebook

(2004)

Based on the acclaimed best seller by Nicholas Sparks and directed by Nick Cassavetes (John Q), The Notebook is an epic love story starring Academy Award nominees James Garner, Gena Rowlands and Joan Allen opposite young breakout actors Ryan Gosling (The Believer) and Rachel McAdams. As a man (Garner) reads from a faded notebook to the woman (Rowlands) he regularly visits, his words bring to life the story of a couple (Gosling and McAdams) who are separated by World War II, then passionately reunited 7 years later, after they have taken different paths. Though her memory has faded, his words give her the chance to relive her turbulent youth and the unforgettable love they shared. The Notebook is produced by Academy Award winner Mark Johnson (Rain Man).

‘The Notebook’ TV Show Happening at The CW

‘The Notebook’ TV Show Happening at The CW

The Notebook is a Nicholas Sparks Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Sparks will executive produce alongside Theresa Park. She has teamed up with the author on his last three theatrical adaptations, The Best of Me, The Longest Ride and the upcoming The Choice. Todd Graff (Joyful Noise) is writing the script and producing.

If the project gets a series order, it will be The CW's second period drama, following Reign. It will also mark the first TV series based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, but the author did produce a Lifetime TV movie adaptation of his novel Deliverance Creek last year. What do you think about The Notebook being turned into a TV series?

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‘The Notebook’ Brings the Romance to Blu-ray on January 20th

We have no cover art or special features details as of yet, but the set will include such collectables as a photo album and scrapbook with images from the movie plus space for your own photos; scrapbook accessories such as stickers and photo corners; a stationery set with letterhead and envelopes and collectible bookmarks. The film stars Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner and Gena Rowlands.

Based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks (Nights in Rodanthe, A Walk to Remember), The Notebook is a story of lost chances, growing up, and the power of enduring love. Spanning six decades, the romantic story focuses on two teenagers from opposite sides of the tracks (Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams) who fall in love during one summer together but are tragically forced apart. When they reunite seven years later, their passionate romance is rekindled, forcing one of them to choose between true love and class order.

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‘The Notebook’ comes to DVD February 8th

Movie Picture Based on the acclaimed best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks (A Walk To Remember, Message in a Bottle), the hit romantic drama The Notebook arrives on a Platinum Series © DVD from New Line Home Entertainment on February 8. This touching, nostalgic story of true love and destiny stars breakout talents Ryan Gosling (Murder by Numbers, The Believer) and Rachel McAdams (Mean Girls, The Hot Chick) and features an ensemble of Academy Award®-nominated co-stars including James Garner (Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, TV’s 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter), Gena Rowlands (Taking Lives, Hope Floats), Sam Shepherd (Black Hawk Down, Swordfish) and Joan Allen (The Bourne Supremacy, Pleasantville) as well as James Marsden (X-Men, Sugar & Spice). Directed by Nick Cassavetes (John Q.), The Notebook will offer deleted scenes, four in-depth featurettes, Rachel McAdams’ screen test, separate commentaries from the director and novelist Nicholas Sparks, as well as a DVD-ROM enabled script-to-screen program and more. The Notebook will be available for rental on Platinum Series™ DVD and VHS, and for sale on Platinum Series™ DVD at the suggested retail price of $27.95. The pre-order due date is January 11, 2005.

As teenagers, Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) begin a whirlwind courtship that soon blossoms into tender intimacy. The young couple is quickly separated by Allie's upper-class parents who insist that Noah isn't right for her. Several years pass, and, when they meet again, their passion is rekindled, forcing Allie to choose between her soul mate and class order. This beautiful tale has a particularly special meaning to an older gentleman (James Garner) who regularly reads the timeless love story to his aging companion (Gena Rowlands).

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New images from ‘The Notebook’!

The Notebook: New Line Cinema has provided us with all new photos from their upcoming drama, The Notebook, starring James Garner, Gena Rowlands, Joan Allen, Ryan Gosling, and Rachel McAdams.

CLICK HERE for access to the high or low resolution galleries!

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The poster for THE NOTEBOOK!

Movie PictureThe Notebook: New Line Cinema has unleashed the poster for the upcoming Nick Cassavetes drama, The Notebook, starring Ryan Gosling and Gena Rowlands.

CLICK HERE to access the high resolution version of the one sheet by clicking on the "Poster #1" button underneath the "Featuring" marquee.

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