Lily Collins is in early talks to join New Line Cinema's romantic comedy How to Be Single.

Based on a book by Liz Tuccillo, the film is said to be in the same vein as He's Just Not That Into You and Valentine's Day. The story follows the loves lives and breakups of a group of New Yorkers over the course of a decade.

Christian Ditter is directing from a screenplay by Marc Silverstein and Abby Kohn. Drew Barrymore is producing with Nancy Juvonen.

Lily Collins previously starred in Harald Zwart's fantasy adventure The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. She will next be seen in another Christian Ditter romantic comedy Love, Rosie.

No production schedule has been released.