The actor stars with Alan Alda in a romantic film adapted from the novel by Nicholas Sparks

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Imagine the best elements of The Notebook – a super-hot guy, a love story full of longing, a fiery heroine – but this version has gone country and this time, the hottie is Scott Eastwood.

That’s the jumping-off point for The Longest Ride, a film adaptation of the novel by Nicholas Sparks, who wrote Dear John along with The Notebook.

The film appears to relate two parallel couples, one forging their relationship in the present day and the other falling in love during the World War II era. Both must weigh the significance of their love with the risks of dangerous work.

And if that’s not intriguing enough, there’s bull riding, and did we mention Scott Eastwood?