The film is adapted from the 2007 novel by Shannon Hale. Itís definitely got a quirky enough premise that should allow for storytelling that is outside the usual rom-com box. Yet it still looks quite like many a film that came before it.
Some may scoff at the idea of Meyer extending her reach in the film world beyond the Twilight franchise, but when you think about it this film is a perfect fit for her. You know where you can a whole shitload of thirty-year-olds obsessing over a fictional character? In the Twilight aisle of your local Barnes and Nobel.