According to The Hollywood Reporter, Peter Chelsom is in negotiations to direct The Food of Love for Warner Bros. Pictures. Denise Di Novi is producing the feature, which is based on the novel by Tony Strong, whose pen name is Anthony Capella.

Set in Rome, the romantic comedy involves an art-history student seduced by the supposed culinary skills of a waiter masquerading as a chef, who turns out to be a Cyrano de Bergerac type named Bruno.