Andrea Guerra is scoring the upcoming romantic comedy Playing the Field. The movie is directed by Gabriele Muccino (The Pursuit of Happyness, Seven Pounds) and stars Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Judy Greer, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The film revolves around the homecoming of a retired soccer star whose glory days are behind him. He moves back to Virginia to reconnect with his ex-wife and neglected son and starts to coach the boys’ soccer team. Butler is also producing the NuImage/Millennium Films production with Alan Siegel (Law Abiding Citizen), Kevin Misher (Public Enemies, The Interpreter), Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, U-571), Heidi Jo Markel (Trust) and John Thompson (The Expendables, Rambo). Robbie Fox (So I Married an Axe Murderer) has written the screenplay for the project. Guerra has previously collaborated with director Muccino on the 2006 hit drama The Pursuit of Happiness starring Will Smith. FilmDistrict has picked up domestic rights for Playing the Field and is planning a release on March 9, 2012.

Guerra’s other credits include the 2004 drama Hotel Rwanda, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination and last year’s Letters to Juliet starring Amanda Seyfried and Extraordinary Measures starring Harrison Ford. The Italian composer has also recently scored the American/Italian co-production Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You, which premiered at the Rome Film Festival last month. The drama is directed by Roberto Faenza stars Toby Regbo, Marcia Gay Harden, Peter Gallagher, Lucy Liu, Stephen Lang, Deborah Ann Woll and Ellen Burstyn. No domestic release date has been announced yet for the film.