Romola Garai is in negotiations to join Focus Features' romantic comedy One Day, directed by Lone Scherfig.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, One Day stars Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess as people who meet during their 1988 graduation and proceed to meet one day a year for the next 20 years. In When Harry Met Sally... fashion, the story tracks their lives and loves until they realize they were meant for each other.

The British-born Garai will play the woman Sturgess' character marries then ultimately divorces during those years.

The project is based on a novel by British author David Nicholls, who adapted the screenplay.

Production begins in the summer in London.