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.