David O. Russell To Helm “Aaron and Sarah”

David O. Russell (“Three Kings,” “I Heart Huckabees”) has signed on to direct the romantic comedy “Aaron and Sarah” for Fox 2000 reports Variety.

The story centers on a nerdy guy and a popular girl who meet as freshmen and, over four years of high school, four proms and one funeral, become friends and eventually fall in love.

Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen (“Milk”) will produce. Chad Gomez Creasey and Dara Resnik Creasey penned the screenplay.

The film was previously titled “B.F.F.” when it was in development at Rogue Pictures.