Melbourne, Aug 15 : Oscar winner Hilary Swank has picked up the rights for a film version of the best-selling book 'French Women Don't Get Fat', according to reports. wank, an Academy Award winner for 'Boys Don't Cry' and 'Million Dollar Baby' could star in a screen adaptation of Mireille Guiliano's hit 2004 lifestyle tome, Daily Variety reported.
Guiliano, a former executive with champagne company Veuve Clicquot, scored a hit with her book, subtitled 'The Secret of Eating for Pleasure' which offered insights into how French women manage to stay slim despite enjoying calorie-rich staples such as pastries and wine, reports News.com.au.
The book reached top spot on the New York Times non-fiction bestseller list and has sold more than two million copies worldwide to date.
Variety reported that the film version would be a romantic comedy about the boss of a champagne company.