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Nights in Rodanthe

Starring Richard Gere, Diane Lane, James Franco.

Directed by George C. Wolfe.

Release date:  Sept. 26 (Warner Brothers Entertainment). Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, 460,000 trade apepr; 1.3 million mass market).

Nights marks the fourth filmization of a Sparks novel and the third Gere-Lane pairing (Unfaithful, 2002; The Cotton Club, 1984).  Franco returns to a typical hero role following his stoner turn in the current Pineapple Express.