Hailee Steinfeld to Star in 'The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight' Adaptation

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Begin Again and Pitch Perfect 2 boldface Hailee Steinfeld opted for a long-sleeved ensemble.

Dustin Lance Black is directing the AFM title

Hailee Steinfeld will star in The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, Dustin Lance Black's adaptation of the popular YA novel written by Jennifer E. Smith.

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Bruna Papandrea, Caroline Kaplan and Steve Hutensky are producing the project, which The Exchange will be selling at AFM in November. CAA is handling domestic sales rights.

Set over a 24-hour period, First Sight follows a girl who, while stuck at JFK aiport as she makes her way to London for her father's second wedding, meets a boy who seems perfect. The story is described as being "about family connections, second chances and first loves" that "will make you believe that true love finds you when you're least expecting it," according to The Exchange.

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Steinfeld recently wrapped production on Pitch Perfect 2 and stars in Kyle Newman's coming-of-age action comedy Barely Lethal. She is repped by ICM Partners, Coast To Coast Talent Group and Hirsch Wallerstein.