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The Baltimore Sun

Simon Beaufoy

The best adapted screenplay winner for "Slumdog Millionaire," pictured with Jane Beaufoy, has a new script, “Leap Year,” in preproduction. The film, set to star Amy Adams and Matthew Goode, is about a woman’s desperate attempt to reach her boyfriend in Dublin to propose to him on the leap day, Feb. 29. FOR THE RECORD: Simon Beaufoy has done a re-write of the original "Leap Year" script by Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan.Frazer Harrison / Getty Images