Variety reports that Fox Atomic is acquiring the novel "Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List." It will be developed as a vehicle for Hayden Panettiere, as she continued to expand her movie resume.
Panettiere is currently playing the title role in the Chris Columbus-directed comedy I Love You, Beth Cooper; and she is also planning to star in Daydream Nation.
Published last year by Knopf, "Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List" takes place in Manhattan, where Naomi and her gay best friend Ely protect their soulmate friendship by creating a list of people deemed off limits for smooching. Their friendship is imperiled when Ely kisses Naomi's boyfriend.