The movie will be directed by Allen Coulter. It begins production in New York on June 15. Lena Olin is currently in talks to be added to the cast.
Pattinson is a man who is very much effected by the death of his brother. This has split up his parents (Brosnan and Olin). De Ravin will play a young woman who, after undergoing a similar tragedy, decides to make her life the best it can be. Chris Cooper might play the role of her father.
The script was written by Will Fetters and rewritten by Jenny Lumet (Rachel Getting Married).