Good Grief: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Trumping interest from rival studios, Universal Pictures has acquired feature film rights to Lolly Winston's dramedy novel "Good Grief" for studio-based Marc Platt Prods. to produce.

The novel, which debuted to positive reviews, centers on a young woman who is forced to reinvent her life when she is suddenly widowed just as she was getting used to being married in the first place.

Brian B.