According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rita Hsiao has been tapped to adapt A Guy Not Taken for DreamWorks. Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald and Chris Bender are producing the romantic comedy, which is based on a short story written by best-selling author Jennifer Weiner. First published in Glamour magazine in October, Taken is a wish-fulfillment fantasy that explores a married woman's life had she chosen a different path.

Weiner is the author behind such books as Good in Bed, In Her Shoes and Little Earthquakes. Benderspink's JC Spink and the company's president of production, Jake Weiner, are exec producing.