Colin Farrell`s `Winter`s Tale` to release on Valentine`s Day

Updated: Aug 20, 2013, 09:19 AM IST

Los Angeles: Warner Bros has opted for a Feburary 14 release for Colin Farrell`s romance-drama ‘Winter`s Tale’.

Akiva Goldsman`s directorial debut is the sixth title to land on the Valentine`s Day date. The film, based on Mark Helprin`s novel and adapted by Goldsman, is set in a mythic New York City and spans more than a century, reported Variety.

Farrell portrays a thief who breaks into a dying young woman`s home and ends up falling for her.

‘Downton Abbey’ thesp Jessica Brown Findlay co-stars alongside William Hurt, Jennifer Connelly, Matt Bomer, Eva Marie Saint and Russell Crowe.

‘Winter`s Tale’ will go up against two other romance titles ? Universal`s ‘Endless Love’ and Sony/Screen Gems ‘About Last Night’. Also set for the date are Fox`s sci-fier ‘The Maze Runner’, Relativity`s thriller ‘Three Days to Kill’ and The Weinstein Co`s fantasy ‘Vampire Academy’.

PTI