Fall in Love With the Trailer for Safe Haven Starring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough
10.26.12 by Ryan
Time to break out the Kleenex again.
When it comes to searching for a sure thing, romantic tear-jerker, Hollywood seems to look no further than Nicholas Sparks, the author behind book-turned-movies like The Notebook, Dear John and the upcoming Safe Haven. In fact, Safe Haven is the eighth movie to be made from a Sparks novel, following April's The Lucky One.
Though Safe Haven only started shooting in June, the first trailer for the movie is already online and should please Sparks fans. Set in North Carolina (Sparks' home state), Safe Haven follows a mysterious woman (Julianne Hough) who settles into the town of Southport and falls in love with a widowed shop owner (Josh Duhamel) until her dark past catches up with her. Yes, there is a romantic scene in the rain. Yes, Dear John director Lasse Hallstrom helmed the movie. Yes, we smell another hit.
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Here's the synopsis for Safe Haven.
Safe Haven is an affirming and suspenseful story about a young woman's struggle to love again, Safe Haven is based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author behind the hit films The Notebook and Dear John. When a mysterious young woman arrives in a small North Carolina town, her reluctance to join the tight knit community raises questions about her past. Slowly, she begins putting down roots, and gains the courage to start a relationship with Alex, a widowed store owner with two young children. But dark secrets intrude on her new life with such terror that she is forced to rediscover the meaning of sacrifice and rely on the power of love in this deeply moving romantic thriller.
Adapted by Dana Stevens (Life or Something Like It) and Gage Lansky, Safe Haven co-stars Cobie Smulders (The Avengers) and David Lyons (Eat, Pray, Love).