Alfie Helmer Goes Girlie For “BFF”

Charles Shyer (“Alfie,” “Father of the Bride”) will direct the $20 million female buddy comedy “BFF” for Wind Dancer Films says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows childhood best friends who reunite years later in Manhattan and discover that one has become successful while the other remains stalled in their small hometown.

Hallie Shyer and Ellen Greenberg are rewriting Vanessa Parise and Robin Dunne’s original script.

Matt Williams, Judd Payne, Chris Cowles and Chris Fenton will produce. Shooting kicks off in the spring.