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Based on Nicholas Sparks' bestseller The Lucky One, Zac Efron ("17 Again," "Charlie St. Cloud") stars alongside Taylor Schilling (TV's "Mercy") and Blythe Danner ("Meet the Parents" franchise) in this romantic drama directed by Academy Award®-nominated writer/director Scott Hicks ("Shine," "No Reservations").

U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault (Efron) returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive—a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth (Schilling) and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much more than his good luck charm.


  • Zac Efron

    (Logan Thibault) will next be seen in Lee Daniels' thriller "The Paperboy," alongside Nicole Kidman


  • Taylor Schilling

    (Beth Green) will next be seen in Ben Affleck's latest directorial effort "Argo," in theatres in September. She


  • Blythe Danner

    (Ellie Green) is a prolific, Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actress who has appeared in


  • Riley Thomas Stewart

    (Ben) made his feature film debut in Jodie Foster's "The Beaver." His upcoming films include the comedy


  • Jay R. Ferguson

    (Keith Clayton) made his screen debut at age 14 portraying Ponyboy in Francis Ford Coppola's episodic



  • Scott Hicks

    (Director) received international acclaim for the 1997 sensation "Shine," which earned seven Academy Award® nominations, including Best


  • Denise Di Novi

    (Producer) counts "The Lucky One" as her fourth collaboration with author Nicholas Sparks, also including "Message in a Bottle, "A Walk to


  • Kevin McCormick

    (Producer) is President of Langley Park Pictures; a studio-based production company at Warner Bros. McCormick most recently


  • Nicholas Sparks

    (Author) is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with nearly 80 million


  • Will Fetters

    (Screenwriter) previously wrote "Remember Me," starring Robert Pattinson. He has several projects in development at various studios,


  • Ravi Mehta

    (Executive Producer) has served as Senior Vice President of Physical Production for Warner Bros. Pictures since 2008, overseeing theatrical


  • Alison Greenspan

    (Executive Producer), is president of Di Novi Pictures, which she joined as Vice President of Development in 1999. This is her third film based


  • Bruce Berman

    (Executive Producer) is Chairman and CEO of Village Roadshow Pictures. The company has a successful joint partnership with Warner


  • Alar Kivilo

    (Director of Photography) most recently lensed the box office hits "Bad Teacher," starring Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake and "The Blind


  • Scott Gray

    (Editor) previously collaborated with Scott Hicks on "The Boys Are Back," starring Clive Owen. Among his other film credits are "Clubland"


  • Barbara Ling

    (Production Designer) previously collaborated with director Scott Hicks on the mystery drama "Hearts in Atlantis" and the romantic drama "No


  • Dayna Pink

    (Costume Designer) most recently designed the costumes for Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's "Crazy, Stupid, Love." starring Steve Carell,


  • Mark Isham

    (Composer) Oscar® nominee, Mark Isham has collaborated with such top directors and artists as Robert Redford, Tom Cruise, Brian De


About the Author

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life. Is there really such thing as a lucky charm? The hero of Nicholas Sparks's new novel believes he's found one in the form of a photograph of a smiling woman he's never met, but who he comes to believe holds the key to his destiny. The chain of events that leads to him possessing the photograph and finding the woman pictured in it is the stuff of love stories only a master such as Sparks can write.

About the Publisher

Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a major US trade publisher owned by Hachette Livre, a global publishing company based in France. Hachette Livre is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lagard�re, a pure media group (books, press, broadcast, digital, travel retail and press distribution, sports trading and sports rights), which is among the world leaders in the sector. HBG is headquartered in New York, with offices in Boston, MA, Lebanon, IN, and Nashville, TN. HBG owns Hachette Book Group Canada, Inc., a marketing and publicity company based in Toronto, ON.

In one year, HBG publishes approximately 650 adult books, 125 young adult and children's books, and 100 audio book titles. In 2011, the company had a record 182 print books and 62 eBooks on the New York Times bestseller list, 45 of which reached #1 (37 were print titles and 8 were books).

In addition to selling and distributing its own imprints, HBG provides a wide range of custom services to third party publishers, such as distribution, fulfillment, digital and sales services.



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