EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Author Nicholas Sparks and Producer Denise Di Novi Talk 'The Best of Me'

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 19:27
Rate this item
(2 votes)

Opening in theaters on October 17th is the new romantic drama The Best of Me, which is based on the novel by popular author Nicholas Sparks (Safe Haven). The film is directed by Michael Hoffman (Soapdish), and stars Michelle Monaghan (Fort Bliss), James Marsden (X-Men), Luke Bracey (The November Man), Liana Liberato (Erased), Jon Tenney (Green Lantern), and Gerald McRaney (The A-Team). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with author Nicholas Sparks and producer Denise Di Novi to talk about their work on The Best of Me. The popular author and producer discussed their new movie, the magic of Nicholas Sparks, why audiences relate to Spark's books, why his novels make such successful films, and the challenges of casting two different sets of actors to play the same characters. 

To watch our exclusive interview with author Nicholas Sparks and producer Denise Di Nov about The Best of Me, please click on the video player above. 


A pair of former high school sweethearts (Monaghan and Marsden) reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.

The Best of Me opens in theaters on October 17th. 

To watch our exclusive interviews from the set of The Best of Me, please click here

To watch our exclusive interview with James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan about The Best of Me, please click here

FULL DISCLOSURE: The Best of Me was produced by Relativity Media, iamROGUE's parent company. 

Follow ROGUE