The “Transformers” and “Las Vegas” vet will star across Rossum, who plays a self-absorbed college student who becomes a caretaker for a woman with ALS.
Josh Duhamel is in negotiations to star opposite Emmy Rossum in the drama You’re Not You, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
The film also stars Hilary Swank, and is being produced by the Oscar-winning actress and her 2S Films partner Molly Smith, along with Denise Di Novi and Alison Greenspan of DiNovi Pictures.
You is an adaptation of a novel by Michelle Wildgen and tells the story of a self-absorbed college student (Rossum) who undergoes a life change when she begins a part-time job taking care of a woman (Swank) who has ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The film is being directed by George C. Wolfe (Nights in Rodanthe) from a script by Shana Feste and Jordan Roberts. Private equity is behind the project.