Saint Aire Productions Acquires Self-Help Author Andy Andrews' 'The Noticer'

A film adaptation will be developed with an eye toward a 2013 shoot.

Saint Aire Productions has acquired screen rights to self-help author Andy Andrews’ book The Noticer. Subtitled “Sometimes, All a Person Needs Is a Little Perspective,” the volume, published in 2009, appeared on the New York Times’ list of best-selling Hardcover Advice books, where it was described as a mix of “fiction, allegory and advice [describing] how a shift in perspective can change one’s life.”

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The Noticer revolves around a mysterious man called Jones, who has a gift of noticing things about life that others miss.

Saint Aire is one of the production companies that brought 2010’s The Kids Are All Right to the screen, and it also has produced The Love Guide, a comedy starring Parker Posey and directed by David Pomes and Derek Estlin Purvis, that is screening April 28 at the Newport Beach Film Festival.

The company is developing The Noticer with an eye toward a winter 2013 shoot in Alabama. “I expect the film to resonate with everyone who appreciates a spiritual message,” executive producer Christy Scott Cashman said.