A Good Year: According to Variety, Ridley Scott will direct the adaptation of Peter Mayle's upcoming novel, "A Good Year", for Fox 2000 and has signed Serendipity scribe Marc Klein to write the script.

Scott plans to make A Good Year his next picture, which will be produced through his Scott Free. He is shooting Crusades drama Kingdom of Heaven in Morocco for 20th Century Fox.

A Good Year is the story of a failing London banker who moves to Provence after inheriting a vineyard, only to encounter a beautiful Californian who has her own claim on the estate. Knopf will publish the novel June 1.