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Kate Bosworth Decides to Die

Kate Bosworth Decides to Die

Kate Bosworth will play the title role in Emily Young‘s feature adaptation of Paulo Coelho‘s best-seller Veronika Decides to Die, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Kate, 24, will play a woman who wakes up in a mental institution after a failed suicide attempt. She discovers that she has a weakened heart and only days to live. The film follows her recovery as she finds true love and a newfound will to survive.

Principal photography for Veronika Decides to Die begins this winter in New York.

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  • Janja

    Wow! That’s great! This book is set in my home town of Ljubljana, Slovenia! I would be great if they shot it here (probably not- but hey a girl can dream!)….just hope they don’t mess it up…
    Kate I’m not so sure about…Keira would be better…

  • Violette

    The movie sounds really interesting.

  • Hille Koiz

    I really don’t like Paulo Coelho’s book, but I think a good director can make a good movie from some of his books

  • Miss Vex

    The book’s theme is so complex. Its also boring. I don’t know how it would be like in a motion picture. It teaches a good thing about life though. Well, that’s what Paolo Coehlo’s good at. I’ll wait for the trailer and see if I will watch the movie or not. :)

  • http://www.myspace.com Jeru

    Yeeeeeeeeeeey this is one of my favorite books, I’d love to see the movie when it hits the theaters :D I do hope they make a great work. Best luck!

  • Sienna

    GREAT NEWS! Kate will be brilliant in this film!

  • ricki

    sounds straight to video fare. I guess that’s all she can get these days.

  • JAKE G

    MAYBE THATS WHY SHE LOOKS LIKE DEATH LATELY!! I COULDNT WATCH ANYTHING SHE’S IN BECAUSE SHES SO DISTRACTINGLY SKINNY…NASTY

  • Betch!

    I do think it’s a good book and will make it a good movie.

  • JC

    Can’t wait. I’m sure Kate will be great in the movie!

  • essie

    OMG I LOVE THAT BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111

    altho kate bosworth was the LAST person i ever imagined the main character to be..

  • astrid

    !!! i love this book… great news, i`m happy for Kate…

  • joan

    this book is sooo bad that the word “bad” doesn’t even begin to cover it…

  • the_original_nika

    interesting….

  • Ariel

    she’s an ugly stick. Change her in Superman.

  • Cait

    I think she decided that when she started sticking her finger down her throat.

  • fat guy in a little coat

    “Kate Bosworth Decides to Die”

    Aw, Jared, you’re mean. Here you go making us think she was finally going to take one for the team, and you go and tell us she’s going to screw up another movie role.

    Okay, that was mean. But everyone else was thinking it, I’m just saying it.

  • s

    UNBELIEVABLE! SHE CAN’T PLAY SUCH A CHARACTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Paulo Coelho should have never given anybody the chance to make movies out of his books!!!!

  • WickedWench

    “Kate Bosworth Decides to Die”

    There will be a party at Orlando’s house immediately following the event.

  • http://gonzoaboutstyle.blogspot.com/ Orsi

    It’s quite funny that Coelho finally let him someone turn one of his books into a movie since he had been advertising his ‘I will never let anyone make a movie of any of my books because that would devastate what my readers imagine while reading them’ policy. Hm. But I still love him though. And I am also happy a bit cause I don’t like this book that much, if they **** it up, it won’t be a disaster to me. :)