MUMBAI: Neil Patrick Harris, known for his film How I Met Your Mother is in plans to direct his debut feature, a romantic comedy Aaron and Sarah. Emma Roberts and Josh Hutcherson will feature in the film as its leads.
Written by Chad Gomez Creasey and Dara Resnik Creasey, the film follows a geeky guy and a popular girl who become friends as freshmen in high school and see their relationship deepen through the four years, four proms and one funeral before graduation.
Originally titled B.F.F., the film was earlier purchased by Rogue Pictures several years ago before Fox 2000 picked it up.
The film is being produced by Sandy Stern for Single Cell Pictures along with Beau Bauman and Jesse Israel.