The Longest Ride (film)
|The Longest Ride|
|Directed by||George Tillman, Jr.|
|Produced by||Marty Bowen
|Written by||Craig Bolotin
Michael H. Weber
|Based on||The Longest Ride
by Nicholas Sparks
|Edited by||Jason Ballantine|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
The Longest Ride is an upcoming romantic drama film directed by George Tillman, Jr. and written by Craig Bolotin, Brad Desch, Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. The film is based on the novel The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Oona Chaplin, Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, Jack Huston, Alan Alda, Melissa Benoist and Lolita Davidovich.
- Britt Robertson as Sophia Danko
- Scott Eastwood as Luke Collins
- Alan Alda as Ira
- Jack Huston as Young Ira
- Oona Chaplin as Ruth
- Melissa Benoist as Marcia
- Lolita Davidovich as Linda Collins
- Gloria Reuben as Adrienne Francis
- Brett Edwards as Jared Midelton
- Hunter Burke as David Stein
- Alina Lia as Brooke
- Amy Parrish as Andrea Lockerby
In April 2014, 20th Century Fox dated a film adaptation set to be released on April 3, 2015, with George Tillman Jr. in final talks to direct it, Craig Bolotin adapting the screenplay with Britt Robertson as Sophia Danko, Oona Chaplin as Ruth, and Scott Eastwood as Luke Collins, Jack Huston as Young Ira and, Alan Alda cast in an undisclosed role.
Filming began on June 16, 2014, in Wilmington and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. On July 28, filming started in Jacksonville where a major rodeo scene was also set be shot, which the crew decided to instead shoot that part in Winston-Salem at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
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