Katie Holmes to star in movie adaption of 'The Secret'

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Los Angeles [U.S.A} Aug 10 (ANI): Katie Holmes is set to star in the movie adaption of 2006 bestselling self-help book 'The Secret' by Rhode Byrne. The film, to be directed by Andy Tennant (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama), will follow a young widow with three children who hires a handyman to fix her house during a terrible storm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. As the handyman grows closer to the family, he shares his philosophy of believing in the power of the universe to deliver what we want, but the widow soon realises he carries a secret connection to her past. Katie will play a widow, who apparently meets a handyman who shares his philosophy of believing in the power of the universe. Speaking about the project, Byrne said, "I am so excited that the film version of The Secret is finally here. This movie will not only be a great thrill for The Secret fans across the planet, it's also certain to ripple out and touch millions more people. The Secret book was life-changing for so many, and this movie continues that legacy within a stunning piece of entertainment." Bekah Brunstetter, writer on NBC's hit drama 'This Is Us' has written the screenplay with participation from Tennant and longtime writing partner Rick Parks. Covert Media's CEO Paul Hanson will produce the movie with Robert Cort. Cort said, "Our filmmakers have created a compelling family love story that embodies the principles of The Secret. We intend to make a film as funny, emotional and endearing as its message is hopeful." (ANI)